American National Red Cross

Also known as: American Red Cross National Headquarters
17th and D Sts., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

Headquarters of the nation's largest official relief organization. Building erected with public and private funds and dedicated as a memorial to the nurses of the Civil War. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS DC-347)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000853
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Area of significance
Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Organizational
Current function
Organizational
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1915