Southwest Federal Center in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Raoul Wallenberg Place
[Sidney R. Yates Federal Building]
This street was named in honor of Raoul Wallenberg by Act of Congress on December 19, 1985.
Location. 38° 53.26′ N, 77° 2.011′ W. Marker is in Southwest Federal Center, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Raoul Wallenberg Place Southwest and Independence Avenue Southwest, on the right when traveling north on Raoul Wallenberg Place Southwest. Marker is attached to the west wall of the Sidney R. Yates Federal Building (Department of Agriculture) at the 15th Street Southwest crosswalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 14th Street Southwest, Washington DC 20250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The General Dwight David Eisenhower Plaza (about 300 feet away, Yates Building (about 400 feet away); Escape Across the Potomac (about 400 feet away); A Monumental Legacy (about 500 feet away); Smokey Bear Blue Spruce (about 600 feet away); Washington: The Man (about 600 feet away); Jean Hillery and Thomas Quadros (about 600 feet away); Wilson Memorial Arch (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southwest Federal Center.
Also see . . .
1. Raoul Wallenberg. Swedish humanitarian and diplomat in wartime Hungary, he was arrested by the Soviets as an American agent in 1945 and ultimately died in their custody. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. (Submitted on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. "Hero without a Grave"
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Heroes • Notable Events • War, World II
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2020. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,206 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3. submitted on December 6, 2013, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5, 6. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 7. submitted on January 27, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.