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Pratt House

 
 
Pratt House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
1. Pratt House Marker
Inscription.  

9 Logan Circle has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
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The Preservation of the Pratt house conforms to
National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior standards
and is consistent with the historic character of the Property
and the Logan Circle Historic District
March 30, 1988
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Circa 1890
Owner: Adam S. Pratt
Architects: George B. Phelps
Builder: John W. Swainson
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1983 – 1985
Restoration Architect: LTJ Architecture
Restoration Builder: Old City Development Associates

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1715.
 
Location. 38° 54.606′ N, 77° 1.814′ W. Marker is in Logan Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on Logan Circle Northwest west of 13th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Logan Circle Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
2. Pratt House Marker
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8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belford V. Lawson and Marjorie M. Lawson Residence (here, next to this marker); Charles M. “Sweet Daddy” Grace Residence (a few steps from this marker); 6 Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); John Logan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Korean Legation in Washington, D.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John Logan House (within shouting distance of this marker); No Braver Man Than John Logan (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Logan Circle.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Adam S. Pratt
Adam Scott Pratt was born in Ireland on January 11, 1818; immigrating to America "when just past his marjority". He came to Washington in 1861, when he became Chief of the redemption division of the Treasury Department. In 1867 he left Treasury to become an attorney for banks before the Treasury Department. He was a charter member, President and Director of the National Insurance Company. He was involved in a number of eleemosynary activities including the YMCA. the Central Union Mission, the Washington Bible Society , the Anti-Saloon League, the Homeopathic Hospital, the Glen Echo Chautauqua, Howard
Pratt House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, December 2, 2017
3. Pratt House
University, and the Humane Society. He died in the Catskills on July 1, 1900 and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.
    — Submitted December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
 
Pratt House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
4. Pratt House Marker
Pratt House<br>9 Logan Circle image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
5. Pratt House
9 Logan Circle
Adam S. Pratt image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
6. Adam S. Pratt
From his obituary in the Evening Star, July 2, 1900.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 2, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 7, 2022