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Navy Yard, Building No. 197, Tingey Street, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Navy Yard, Building No. 197, Tingey Street, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Building 197 is a contributing property in the Washington Navy Yard National Historic Landmark. The Washington Navy Yard once served as the center for naval ordnance research and production and is significant for its role in the development of the U.S. Navy. Constructed during 1939-1940, this building was associated with ordnance assembly during World War II. The building also represents a striking examples of industrial architecture constructed for use during the war effort.
Survey number: HABS DC-442-P
Building/structure dates: 1939-1940 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73002124

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Date

1940 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Griffen, Ira P
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc., contractor
Vergara, M B, transmitter
Grandine, Katherine, historian
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.87488, -77.00354
Google Map of 38.8748794, -77.0035359
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