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Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building

 
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
1. Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Marker
Inscription. First known as the State, War, and Navy Department Building (built 1871-1888), the Eisenhower Executive Office Building was rededicated in 2002 to honor former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who worked here between 1927 and 1935 for Generals Pershing, Moseley, and MacArthur. From this location President Eisenhower held the first presidential press conference televised live on January 19, 1955.

The Eisenhower Executive Office Building is a National Historic Landmark for its architectural significance and historical association. To learn about the building's history and its more notable occupants, or to take a virtual tour of the Victorian interior, visit: www.whitehouse.gov/history/eeobtour/
 
Location. 38° 53.919′ N, 77° 2.3′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1610 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington DC 20500, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State, War, and Navy Building (a few steps from this marker); Executive Office Building (a few steps from this marker); These Five-Inch Brass Trophy Guns (within shouting distance of this
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
2. Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Marker
marker); In Honor of Leslie Coffelt (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Preston Blair (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blair House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lee House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/eeobtour/. URL on marker. (Submitted on December 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
3. Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building
When this illustration was created in 1898, the building before you was called the State, War and Navy Building.
Close-up of image on marker
Map - President's Park<br>You are Here image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
4. Map - President's Park
You are Here
Close-up of map on marker
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 26, 2016
5. Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 12, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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