Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse and Repair Facility

1111 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, District of Columbia

Description 

The Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse is significant for its role in the development and maintenance of Washington, DC's telephone network by the Chesapeake & Potomac (C&P) Telephone Company in the first half of the twentieth century. The warehouse is also representative of fireproof, concrete warehouse design and construction of the early twentieth century. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER DC-65)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 14, 2007
Reference number
06001159
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Communications facility
Current function
Warehouse
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1925; 1950

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