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

Pratt House

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
1. Pratt House Marker
Inscription.

9 Logan Circle has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
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The Preservation of the Pratt house conforms to
National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior standards
and is consistent with the historic character of the Property
and the Logan Circle Historic District
March 30, 1988
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Circa 1890
Owner: Adam S. Pratt
Architects: George B. Phelps
Builder: John W. Swainson
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1983 – 1985
Restoration Architect: LTJ Architecture
Restoration Builder: Old City Development Associates

 
Location. 38° 54.606′ N, 77° 1.814′ W. Marker is in Logan Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Logan Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Logan Circle Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Belford V. Lawson and Marjorie M. Lawson Residence (here, next to this marker); Charles M. “Sweet Daddy” Grace Residence (a few steps from this marker); 6 Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan Circle
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By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
2. Pratt House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Neighborhood Reborn (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Major General John A. Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); If These Mansions Could Talk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Artistic Life (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Logan Circle.
 
Additional comments.
1. Adam S. Pratt
Adam Scott Pratt was born in Ireland on January 11, 1818; immigrating to America "when just past his marjority". He came to Washington in 1861, when he became Chief of the redemption division of the Treasury Department. In 1867 he left Treasury to become an attorney for banks before the Treasury Department. He was a charter member, President and Director of the National Insurance Company. He was involved in a number of eleemosynary activities including the YMCA. the Central Union Mission, the Washington Bible Society , the Anti-Saloon League, the Homeopathic Hospital, the Glen Echo Chautauqua, Howard University, and the Humane Society. He died
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By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
3. Pratt House Marker
in the Catskills on July 1, 1900 and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.
    — Submitted December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
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Pratt House<br>9 Logan Circle image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 30, 2014
4. Pratt House
9 Logan Circle
Adam S. Pratt image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. Adam S. Pratt
From his obituary in the Evening Star, July 2, 1900.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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