“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Then & Now


Capitol Riverfront

USDOT Marker image. Click for full size.
October 24, 2019
1. USDOT Marker
Inscription.  The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) building is a two million square-feet office building that is home to the Secretary of the DOT and approximately 7,000 employees. Comprised of two office building and an underground connecting concourse, the building opened in 2007 and further defined the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood as an office submarket. The historic 3rd Street, SE right-of-way was preserved as a connection to Yards Park. The site previously housed temporary office and manufacturing buildings for the Washington Navy Yard. The building complex was designed by noted architect Michael Graves in the Post-Modern style. The building site contains a transportation history walking tour and numerous artifacts from the transportation industry.
Erected 2019 by Capitol Riverfront. (Marker Number 17.)
Location. 38° 52.366′ N, 77° 0.091′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Water Street Southeast just west of 4th Street Southeast, on the left
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when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Water Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bixby (here, next to this marker); Audi Field (here, next to this marker); Dock 79 (here, next to this marker); The Lumber Shed (here, next to this marker); Twelve12 (here, next to this marker); Nationals Park (here, next to this marker); Yards Park (here, next to this marker); 1221 Van (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2019. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2019.
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