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

Renwick Gallery

Registered National Historic Landmark

 
 
Renwick Gallery: National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2014
1. Renwick Gallery: National Historic Landmark Marker
Inscription.
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935,
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service 1972
 
Erected 1972 by U.S. Dept. of the Interior: National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.939′ N, 77° 2.343′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Pennsylvania Avenue east of 16th Street, NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lee House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of the Reserve Officers Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Preston Blair (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blair House (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Leslie Coffelt (within shouting distance of this marker); These Five-Inch Brass Trophy Guns
Renwick Gallery image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2014
2. Renwick Gallery
(within shouting distance of this marker); State, War, and Navy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Executive Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Renwick Gallery opened in 1874 as the "Corcoran Gallery". - its current re-construction is scheduled for completion in 2014. (Submitted on May 18, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. View a slide show about the building’s 150-year history. (Submitted on May 18, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Renwick Gallery image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2014
3. Renwick Gallery
This building
was erected in 1859 for
the Corcoran Gallery of Art,
founded by William Wilson Corcoran,
banker and philanthropist.
Designated for use of the United States
Court of Claims by Act of Congress.
Approved March 1, 1901.
National Sesquicentennial Commission
1950
Renwick Gallery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2014
4. Renwick Gallery Marker
The American Institute of Architects
has selected this project for
1972 Honor Award.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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