Logan Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
9 Logan Circle has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
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
Owner: Adam S. Pratt
Architects: George B. Phelps
Builder: John W. Swainson
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 A Neighborhood Reborn (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.
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 in the
— Submitted December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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