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Frances Perkins Building

Identification

Frances Perkins Building
United States Department of Labor
1159188

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
modernism

Usage

governmental office

Facts

  • The 3rd Street Tunnel carrying Interstate 395 is located directly beneath this structure.
  • Its construction resulted in the abandonment of the 200 block of Indiana Avenue NW.
  • Renamed on April 10, 1980, in honor of Frances Perkins, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945.
  • The McShain Building, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey and dozens of other low-rise structures formerly were located on this site.

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Location

200-330 2nd Street NW,
201-329 3rd Street NW,
201-259 D Street NW
200 Constitution Avenue NW
20004
U.S.A.

Technical Data

71.36 ft
6
1974