Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1317 F Street, N.W.
Built c. 1887
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Location. 38° 53.849′ N, 77° 1.828′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on F Street Northwest west of 13th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1317 F Street Northwest, Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ida Wells-Barnett 1862 - 1921 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Susan B. Anthony 1820 - 1906 (about 300 feet away); Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 (about 300 feet away); W.E.B. DuBois 1868 - 1963 & Mary White Ovington 1865-1951 (about 300 feet away); Dorothea Dix 1802 - 1887 (about 300 feet away); The Church of the Epiphany (about 300 feet away); Discover DC / Metro Center (about 300 feet away); Luther and Charlotte Gulick (about 400 feet away).
Also see . . . The Sun Building. (PDF) National Register of Historic Places.
The Sun Building was designed in 1885-87 by the nationally recognized
In 1887, the date of the structure's completion, the Evening Star stated:
“...it is the most expensive private building ever erected in Washington. Its huge and elegant front would make it a conspicuous object among the splendid business structures on Broadway, New York...” (Submitted on March 1, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.