National Union Building

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

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Description 

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 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 21, 1990
Reference number
90001375
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Professional; Business
Current functions
Professional; Business
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Significant year
1890

Tags 

19th Century (36,272)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1890 (869)
Built during 1890s (7,166)
Commercial building (5,365)
District of Columbia (518)
Glenn Brown (3)
Private owner (54,397)
Romanesque (2,699)
Sandstone (4,862)
Slate (5,715)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,690)
Washington, District of Columbia (518)

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