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Dinosaur statue in Mountainburg, Arkansas, a thriving community during the pre-Interstate highway days when U.S. Highway 71 was the primary route between Fayetteville in Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith  in the Arkansas River Valley the south

Dinosaur statue in Mountainburg, Arkansas, a thriving community during...

Title, date, subject note, and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This T-rex stands in Mountainburg City Park, along with a brontosaurus. The reptiles were designed and constructed in 1... More

Twelfth Street YMCA Building, 1816 Twelfth Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Twelfth Street YMCA Building, 1816 Twelfth Street Northwest, Washingto...

Significance: Designed for the black community by a black architect, W. Sidney Pittman, the costly and well-equipped YMCA became a vital community center. Organizations such as the NAACP, Negro Medical Aid Soci... More

Adams Building, 816 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Adams Building, 816 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Colum...

Significance: A building illustrating the commercial development of F Street during the 1870's, of interesting architectural character. Survey number: HABS DC-214 Building/structure dates: 1878 Initial Construction

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle San Mateo,Santurce, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle ...

Significance: The old rectory adjacent to Iglesia San Mateo de Congrejos was used as headquarters by General Abercromby during the 1797 British attacks on San Juan. Easily identified by its two short square tow... More

Hay-Adams Hotel, 800 Sixteenth Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Grand Rapids City Hall, 35 Lyon Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI

Grand Rapids City Hall, 35 Lyon Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent C...

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[A Camp of skin tents at the mouth of the Coppermine River, Northwest Territories, Canada]

[A Camp of skin tents at the mouth of the Coppermine River, Northwest ...

Group of Eskimo(?) men, women, and children among tents. Photo by National Museum of Canada. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

639 Indiana Avenue, Northwest (Commercial Building), Washington, District of Columbia, DC

639 Indiana Avenue, Northwest (Commercial Building), Washington, Distr...

Significance: This commercial building was built in the early nineteen century and is one of Washington's oldest structures. This building and its immediate neighbors are the last vestiges of the small scale s... More

Washington Loan & Trust Company, West End Branch, Seventeenth & G Streets Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Washington Loan & Trust Company, West End Branch, Seventeenth & G Stre...

Significance: Built as West End Branch for Washington Loan & Trust Co., which was founded in 1889 and which built its main bank at 9th & F Sts., NW, in 1890. When Washingotn Loan & Trust was absorbed by Riggs ... More

Shaker Ministry's Shop, West of State Route 26, South of North Raymond Road, Northwest edge of church family area, Sabbathday Lake Village, Cumberland County, ME

Shaker Ministry's Shop, West of State Route 26, South of North Raymond...

Survey number: HABS ME-163 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 74000318

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Fifteenth & Church Streets Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Fifteenth & Church Streets Northwest, Was...

Significance: Tradition associates Calvin T.S. Brent (1854-1899), Washington's earliest known black architect, with the design of this church. St. Luke's rivals Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Georgetown... More

S. S. Kresge Company, 712 E Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

S. S. Kresge Company, 712 E Street, Northwest, Washington, District of...

Significance: Constructed in 19118 by Frank L. Wagner and designed by A.B. Mullet and Company, S. S. Kresge's typifies construction methods for commercial buildings during the early 1900s. In particular, it sh... More

Grand Rapids City Hall, 35 Lyon Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI

Grand Rapids City Hall, 35 Lyon Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent C...

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

[Group of Native Americans, three standing, one seated on the ground, possibly Colville or Kutenai, at the winter quarters of the British Northwest Boundary Commission Survey in Colville, Washington]

[Group of Native Americans, three standing, one seated on the ground, ...

In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861. Public domain photograph of native Americans, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

PEPCO Power Station, 922 I Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

PEPCO Power Station, 922 I Street Northwest, Washington, District of C...

Significance: This building's stone facade solid massing and decorative elements contribute to the significance of the design. The architect, Arthur B. Heaton was a prominent Washington Architect, and received... More

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

[An Eskimo igloo on Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada] - Frank G. Carpenter collection

[An Eskimo igloo on Baffin Island, Northwest Territories, Canada] - Fr...

Two Eskimos standing to side of igloo. Photo by Canadian Department of Interior. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

2823 N Street, Northwest (House), Washington, District of Columbia, DC

2823 N Street, Northwest (House), Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Survey number: HABS DC-731 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 67000025

Temperance Fountain, Pennsylvania Avenue & Seventh Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Temperance Fountain, Pennsylvania Avenue & Seventh Street Northwest, W...

Survey number: HABS DC-240 Building/structure dates: ca. 1875 Initial Construction

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Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Significance: When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed ... More

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & Ordnance Road, Watertown, Jefferson County, NY

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & O...

Significance: The Ordnance Warehouse is the only relatively unaltered building of this type of structure situated at Fort Drum. The building's original purpose was for the storage of weapons and munitions. The ... More

Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Colu...

Significance: No other property combines mansion, collections, and gardens into such an aesthetically compelling early to mid-twentieth century vision of estate living in Georgetown. Starting with the Bliss's o... More

1903-1911 F Street Northwest (Row Houses), Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Lock Keeper's House, Seventeenth Street & Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Lock Keeper's House, Seventeenth Street & Constitution Avenue, Northwe...

1994 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: The lockkeeper's house at 17th Street and Constitution Avenue served the lock that connected the Washington branch of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal to the Was... More

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle San Mateo,Santurce, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle ...

Significance: The old rectory adjacent to Iglesia San Mateo de Congrejos was used as headquarters by General Abercromby during the 1797 British attacks on San Juan. Easily identified by its two short square tow... More

Hay-Adams Hotel, 800 Sixteenth Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Central National Bank Building, 631 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Central National Bank Building, 631 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Was...

Significance: The Central National Bank Building has stood at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and C Street since the mid-1860's. Originally a simple trapezoidal Renaissance Revival building, it is an early e... More

Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Streets, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Street...

For additional documentation, see also HALS DC-55 (Meridian Hill Park, Noyes Armillary Sphere) Significance: Located between 15th, 16th W, and Euclid Streets, NW is one of the most distinguished examples of Lan... More

City Post Office, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Shippingport Atomic Power Station, On Ohio River, 25 miles Northwest of Pittsburgh, Shippingport, Beaver County, PA

Shippingport Atomic Power Station, On Ohio River, 25 miles Northwest o...

Written data based on U.S. Department of Energy booklet, "Shippingport: The Nation's First Atomic Power Station" (1983). Significance: Operational in December, 1957, Shippingport Atomic Power Station was the fi... More

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Significance: When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed ... More

Bank of Columbia, 3210 M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Bank of Columbia, 3210 M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Col...

Significance: Built originally as a bank, this building is representative of an early commercial type in Georgetown; subsequently utilized for various purposes, each with strong historical associations. Unpro... More

Laird-Dunlop-Lincoln House, 3014 N Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Laird-Dunlop-Lincoln House, 3014 N Street, Northwest, Washington, Dist...

1988 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: With the original, middle block built before 1798, this house represents a subset of the Federal period houses of Georgetown that were more ambitious that tho... More

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

Earle Theatre, Thirteenth & E Streets, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Earle Theatre, Thirteenth & E Streets, Northwest, Washington, District...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a historical building, landmark architecture, world heritage, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Henry Foxhall House, 3123 Dumbarton Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Henry Foxhall House, 3123 Dumbarton Street, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Significance: The Henry Foxhall (McKenny) House's primary significance is as an outstanding example of the late Federal period architecture in transition to early classical revival style. The gardens were desi... More

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Southwest side of State Route 313 (Swamp Road), Northwest of East Court Street, Doylestown, Bucks County, PA

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Southwest side of State Route 313 (Swam...

Picryl description: Public domain photo of 3d object, pottery, ceramics, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Royal Consolidated Mine & Mills, 4.0 Air miles Northwest of Copperopolis, Copperopolis, Calaveras County, CA
Worthington Farm White Oaks, Worthington Farm, Northwest base of Brooks Hill , Frederick, Frederick County, MD

Worthington Farm White Oaks, Worthington Farm, Northwest base of Brook...

See also HABS MD-1052 for related documentation. Significance: The Worthington Farm White Oaks (Quercus alba) are significant due to their likely association with the nineteenth-century African American communi... More

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Significance: When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed ... More

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & Ordnance Road, Watertown, Jefferson County, NY

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & O...

Significance: The Ordnance Warehouse is the only relatively unaltered building of this type of structure situated at Fort Drum. The building's original purpose was for the storage of weapons and munitions. The ... More

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & Ordnance Road, Watertown, Jefferson County, NY

Fort Drum, Ordnance Warehouse, Northwest corner of Railroad Street & O...

Significance: The Ordnance Warehouse is the only relatively unaltered building of this type of structure situated at Fort Drum. The building's original purpose was for the storage of weapons and munitions. The ... More

Dr. Charles L. Marlatt House, Sixteenth & Church Streets Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

Rhodes Tavern, 601-603 Fifteenth Street & 1431 F Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Rhodes Tavern, 601-603 Fifteenth Street & 1431 F Street Northwest, Was...

Significance: Earliest commercial building (built as a tavern) remaining in downtown Washington; headquarters for British officers directing the burning of the White House; home of one of the first banks in the... More

Georgetown University, Healy Building, Thirty-seventh & O Streets, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Georgetown University, Healy Building, Thirty-seventh & O Streets, Nor...

Significance: Healy Building is the most prominent structure on the University campus and a picturesque landmark for all Georgetown. Its construction marked the evolution of the school toward true University s... More

Shippingport Atomic Power Station, On Ohio River, 25 miles Northwest of Pittsburgh, Shippingport, Beaver County, PA

Shippingport Atomic Power Station, On Ohio River, 25 miles Northwest o...

Written data based on U.S. Department of Energy booklet, "Shippingport: The Nation's First Atomic Power Station" (1983). Significance: Operational in December, 1957, Shippingport Atomic Power Station was the fi... More

White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a classical or neoclassical building, architecture design, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

St. Anthony's Orphanage, Chapel, 1500 Indian School Road Northwest, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM

St. Anthony's Orphanage, Chapel, 1500 Indian School Road Northwest, Al...

Public domain photograph of Mexico, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Significance: When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed ... More

Vanadium Corporation of America (VCA) Naturita Mill, 3 miles Northwest of Naturita, between Highway 141 & San Miguel River, Naturita, Montrose County, CO

Vanadium Corporation of America (VCA) Naturita Mill, 3 miles Northwest...

Significance: From the early 1940s to the end of the Cold War, the mill played a prominent role in national and international events related initially to the U.S. Army's WWII Manhattan Project, and later to the... More

Farragut Square Ginkgo, 17th Street, Northwest, between I and K streets, West side of Farragut Square, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Farragut Square Ginkgo, 17th Street, Northwest, between I and K street...

See also HABS DC-671 and HALS DC-5 for related documentation. Significance: The Farragut Square Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is a character defining feature of Farragut Square and is significant because of its size, ... More

Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, Lighthouse, Northwest corner of San Juan, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, Lighthouse, Northwest corner of San ...

See also HAER No. PR-23. Survey number: HABS PR-48-A National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000930

Church of the Advocate, Northwest corner of Eighteenth & Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Church of the Advocate, Northwest corner of Eighteenth & Diamond Stree...

Significance: It is the consummate example of French Gothic Revival architecture in America dating from late in the 19th century. While the sanctuary's unique form drawn from a variety of French sources is sign... More

Juan N. Seguin Ranch House, Northwest of Floresville, Floresville, Wilson County, TX
Bowie-Sevier House, 3124 Q Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Streets, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Street...

For additional documentation, see also HALS DC-55 (Meridian Hill Park, Noyes Armillary Sphere) Significance: Located between 15th, 16th W, and Euclid Streets, NW is one of the most distinguished examples of Lan... More

City Post Office, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

City Post Office, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Distr...

Public domain image of a large historic building, city hall, urban architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

["Gray Gardens," Robert Carmer Hill house, Lily Pond Lane, East Hampton, New York. Northwest gate to garden]

["Gray Gardens," Robert Carmer Hill house, Lily Pond Lane, East Hampto...

Site History. House Architecture: Joseph Greenleaf Thorp, 1897. Landscape: Anna Gilman (Mrs. Robert C.) Hill. Other: Robert C. Hill acquired the house and four acres and half in 1913; Edith Bouvier Beale owned ... More

1650 Thirtieth Street, Northwest (House), Washington, District of Columbia, DC

1650 Thirtieth Street, Northwest (House), Washington, District of Colu...

Survey number: HABS DC-778 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 67000025

Hotel Washington, Fifteenth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Hotel Washington, Fifteenth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Wa...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a department store, commercial building, downtown, shopping center, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Abner Cloud House, Intersection of Canal Road & Reservoir Road Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Abner Cloud House, Intersection of Canal Road & Reservoir Road Northwe...

Significance: This is an early 18th century Miller's House which played a part in the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The Abner Cloud house was built in about 1891 as the residence of a second gener... More

Colonel John Cox House, 3339 N Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Colonel John Cox House, 3339 N Street, Northwest, Washington, District...

Significance: The Colonel John Cox House, constructed in 1816-17 at 3339 N Street in Georgetown, is a handsome and imposing federal-era town house on a substantial corner lot. The house was built as the wester... More

Deposition of Peter McNelly given before Judge George Turner, Knox County, Territory of the United States Northwest of the Ohio

Deposition of Peter McNelly given before Judge George Turner, Knox Cou...

Public domain scan of 18th-century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

Central National Bank Building, 631 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Central National Bank Building, 631 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Was...

Significance: The Central National Bank Building has stood at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and C Street since the mid-1860's. Originally a simple trapezoidal Renaissance Revival building, it is an early e... More

Chambers-Mayberry House, Northwest corner of Oak Street & Fifth Avenue (moved to Crofton, NE), Niobrara, Knox County, NE

Chambers-Mayberry House, Northwest corner of Oak Street & Fifth Avenue...

Significance: The Chambers-Mayberry House was built in 1909 for George Chambers, a prominent citizen of Niobrara. Mr. Chambers was cashier of the Niobrara Valley Bank for years and held controlling interests i... More

Riley Building, Sunny's Surplus, 816 E Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Ford Motor Company Building, 451-455 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Ford Motor Company Building, 451-455 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Wa...

Significance: The Ford Motor Company Building is an early example of reinforced concrete construction in Washington. It was designed by Albert Kahn Associates of Detroit, Michigan, one of the country's foremos... More

Lansburgh's Department Store, 420-426 Seventh Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Lansburgh's Department Store, 420-426 Seventh Street, Northwest, Washi...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a department store, commerce, shopping, main street, city downtown, early 20th-century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

[Ruins in Chicago, after the great fire of Oct. 1871 - 2 men standing in foreground, at] Northwest corner of Washington and LaSalle Sts.

[Ruins in Chicago, after the great fire of Oct. 1871 - 2 men standing ...

Stereo by Melander & Henderson. No. 7. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Ill. Chicago Hist.; Shelf.

Hondius Water Line, 1.6 miles Northwest of Park headquarters building & 1 mile Northwest of Beaver Meadows entrance station, Estes Park, Larimer County, CO

Hondius Water Line, 1.6 miles Northwest of Park headquarters building ...

Significance: It is a symbol of the transition from agriculture to tourist-related industries in the Estes Park area which eventually culminated in the formation of Rocky Mountain National Park. Constructed and... More

Deposition of Luke Decker before Judge James Johnson, Knox County, Territory of the United States Northwest of the Ohio

Deposition of Luke Decker before Judge James Johnson, Knox County, Ter...

Picryl description: Public domain document page scan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Lansburgh's Warehouse, 410 Eighth Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Lansburgh's Warehouse, 410 Eighth Street, Northwest, Washington, Distr...

Significance: As a representative of this specific building type, these Eight Street high-rise stables constitute a considerable documentary contribution to the history of both the Pennsylvania Avenue Developme... More

Indian Delegation invites Coolidge to Northwest Indian Congress, [10/23/25]

Indian Delegation invites Coolidge to Northwest Indian Congress, [10/2...

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Vanadium Corporation of America (VCA) Naturita Mill, 3 miles Northwest of Naturita, between Highway 141 & San Miguel River, Naturita, Montrose County, CO

Vanadium Corporation of America (VCA) Naturita Mill, 3 miles Northwest...

Significance: From the early 1940s to the end of the Cold War, the mill played a prominent role in national and international events related initially to the U.S. Army's WWII Manhattan Project, and later to the... More

Mount Hope, 3308 R Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Mount Hope, 3308 R Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia...

1998 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Built around 1830, this Georgetown mansion was originally known as "Mount Hope" when built by Col. William Robinson. The estate was much admired for its sweep... More

Blanche K. Bruce House, 909 M Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Blanche K. Bruce House, 909 M Street Northwest, Washington, District o...

Significance: Home of Blanche K. Bruce (1854-1898), the first black man to serve a full term as a United States Senator. A former slave, Bruce represented Mississippi from 1875-1881. After his term, Bruce rem... More

Octagon House, Ice House, 1799 New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, Ice House, 1799 New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington,...

1993 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: The Octagon, designed by Dr. WIlliam Thornton, architect of the U.S. Capitol Building and other Washington structures, was built by Colonel John Tayloe III be... More

[Group of Native Americans, three standing, one seated on the ground, possibly Colville or Kutenai, at the winter quarters of the British Northwest Boundary Commission Survey in Colville, Washington]

[Group of Native Americans, three standing, one seated on the ground, ...

In: Photographs of British Northwest Boundary Survey, 1858-1861. Public domain photograph of native Americans, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Streets, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Meridian Hill Park, Bounded by Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Euclid & W Street...

For additional documentation, see also HALS DC-55 (Meridian Hill Park, Noyes Armillary Sphere) Significance: Located between 15th, 16th W, and Euclid Streets, NW is one of the most distinguished examples of Lan... More

City Post Office, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking northwest]

[Early photographic view of Washington, D.C. from the Capitol, looking...

Northwest view with 1st and 2nd streets and building materials for the U.S. Capitol in the foreground, and Indiana Ave. in the upper right; view includes the Patent Office, old Post Office Building, City Hall, ... More

Franklin School, Thirteenth & K Streets Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
1908-1916 G Street Northwest (Row Houses), Washington, District of Columbia, DC
1318 Vermont Avenue, Northwest, Carriage House, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Octagon House, 1799 (1741) New York Avenue, Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Location of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent. 2004 Charles E. Peterson Prize, First Place Significance: Excellent and innovative example of Federal style domestic architecture. Served as Executive Mansion fo... More

[Fireman with firefighting equipment in front of the Vigilant Firehouse, 1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.]

[Fireman with firefighting equipment in front of the Vigilant Firehous...

Title devised by Library staff based on HABS DC-98, which shows the same building. National Photo Company Collection. No. 43640.

Negro children in doorway of alley home. Logan Alley, Northwest Washington, D.C.

Negro children in doorway of alley home. Logan Alley, Northwest Washin...

Picryl description: Public domain image of children, kids, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

True Reformer Building, 1200 U Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

True Reformer Building, 1200 U Street Northwest, Washington, District ...

Significance: The True Reformer Building was probably the first building in the United States to have gone through all of the design, financing,and construction processes using only the talents and resources of... More

Hamilton Field, Hangar No. 9 & Air Corps Shop, Northwest end of Hangar Avenue, Novato, Marin County, CA

Hamilton Field, Hangar No. 9 & Air Corps Shop, Northwest end of Hangar...

Picryl description: Public domain photo of a factory, warehouse, commercial or industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Building, 930 F Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Co...

Significance: When the Atlantic Building was completed in 1888, it was the largest commercial structure in the city and one of the first with a passenger elevator. The speculative office building was designed ... More

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle San Mateo,Santurce, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle ...

Significance: The old rectory adjacent to Iglesia San Mateo de Congrejos was used as headquarters by General Abercromby during the 1797 British attacks on San Juan. Easily identified by its two short square tow... More

McCormick Apartments, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

McCormick Apartments, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington,...

Significance: Built as a one of the first Washington apartment buildings for luxury living, the structure was designed to complement a surrounding Beaux-Arts neighborhood. The composition of three principal ele... More

Atlantic Coastline Building, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Atlantic Coastline Building, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washin...

Significance: (Architectural Significance) Built in 1802-1893, the Atlantic Coastline building was designed by the prominent Washington architect James G. Hill. The builder was W.E. Speir. Prior to 189, Hill... More

[Map of the several nations of Indians to the Northwest of South Carolina].

[Map of the several nations of Indians to the Northwest of South Carol...

"This map describing the scituation [sic] of the several nations of Indians to the NW of South Carolina was coppyed [sic] from a draught drawn & painted on a deer skin by an Indian Cacique and presented to Fran... More

Northwest Custer County, Nebraska.
Northwest Custer County, Nebraska.

Northwest Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Note: A pregnant woman appears in this picture. original size: 6x8

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