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

Statler Hotel

 
 
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
1. National Register of Historic Places Marker
Inscription.

This property has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places


As part of the 16th Street Historic District,
opened as the Statler Hotel on January 18, 1943.
It is one of the few major hotels in the
nation built during World War II.
In January 1977, the hotel was named
The Capital Hilton

United States Department of the Interior
July 11, 2007
 
Erected 2007 by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 38° 54.191′ N, 77° 2.181′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on 16th Street Northwest north of K Street NW, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Augustine Catholic Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linotype Model 31 (about 700 feet away); Major General James B. McPherson (about 800 feet away); United Mine Workers of America Building (about 800 feet away); “Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead!”
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2018
2. National Register of Historic Places Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover DC / McPherson Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Metropolitan AME Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Capital Hilton. (Submitted on January 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Capital Hilton, Historic Hotels of America. (Submitted on January 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, World II
 
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2018
3. National Register of Historic Places Marker
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2018
4. National Register of Historic Places Marker
The Capital Hilton image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2018
5. The Capital Hilton
The Capital Hilton image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 2, 2018
6. The Capital Hilton
<i>Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1948
7. Hotel Statler, Washington, D.C.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on January 5, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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