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Foggy Bottom in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The IMF

 
 
The IMF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. The IMF Marker
Inscription.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) promotes cooperation among its member countries on monetary and economic matters. The IMF was established at a conference held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, on July 1-22, 1944. Nearly all countries of the world are now members.

The cornerstone to the right of the entrance marks the three stages of construction of this headquarters building. Behind it are two time capsules, one from the 1958 headquarters building and one sealed in 1995. The cornerstone of the earlier building is located to the left.

April 1995
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 38° 53.923′ N, 77° 2.625′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 19th Street Northwest north of G Street NW. Touch for map. On the grounds of the IMF Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 19th Street NW, Washington DC 20431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Engine House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The United Church/Die Vereinigte Kirche (about 400 feet away); George Washington (about 400 feet away); Alexander Ray House
The IMF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
2. The IMF Marker
(about 500 feet away); Here, at 2023 G Street, N.W., in 1912, The George Washington University (about 600 feet away); Union Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named George Washington (about 600 feet away); Jack Champion (based Oakland, CA) (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The IMF Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 15, 2017
3. The IMF Marker
Cornerstone to the right of the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
4. Cornerstone to the right of the entrance

International
Monetary Fund


Phase I
1973

Phase II
1983

Phase III
1998
The IMF Cornerstone to the left of the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 20, 2017
5. The IMF Cornerstone to the left of the entrance

International
Monetary Fund

1958
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   5. submitted on December 20, 2017, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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