National Union Building

918 F St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia


Street View 


The National Union building is a red brick and stone office building in continuous use since its construction in 1890 Its architecture reflects aspects of the Richardsonian Romanesque and Queen Anne styles. It was designed by Glenn Brown, a prominent Washington D.C. architect. The building is structurally sound and the exterior is in generally good condition. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 21, 1990
Reference number
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Professional; Business
Current functions
Professional; Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant year


19th Century (37,868)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1890 (942)
Built during 1890s (7,638)
Commercial building (6,149)
District of Columbia (555)
Glenn Brown (3)
Have Street View (46,661)
Private owner (54,398)
Romanesque (2,722)
Sandstone (4,861)
Slate (5,715)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,698)
Washington, District of Columbia (555)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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