Photo, Print, Drawing Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse, 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

[ Photos from Survey HAER DC-65  ]

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[ Data Pages from Survey HAER DC-65  ]
[ Photo Captions from Survey HAER DC-65  ]

About this Item

Title
Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse, 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Contributor Names
Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company
National Public Radio
Jones, Bevan
McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin
Robinson, C. A.
McKenzie, Andrew
Voorhees, Stephen Francis
Gmelin, Paul
Charles H. Tompkins Company
Western Electric
Maynard, George C.
Bell Telephone
National Capital Telephone Company
Telephone Exchange Company
The National Telephone Exchange
Cafritz, Morris
Tompkins, Charles H
Baltimore Contractors Inc.
John I. Thompson Company
WB/BFP North Capitol Street, LLC
J Street Development
Marston, Christopher, project manager
Dempsey, Lori, sponsor
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Christianson, Justine, historian
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1968
Subject Headings
-  warehouses
-  reinforced concrete construction
-  Art Deco architectural elements
-  telecommunications industry
-  mushroom columns
-  storage
-  garages
-  District Of Columbia -- District Of Columbia -- Washington
Notes
-  Significance: The Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse is significant for its role in the development and maintenance of Washington, DC's telephone network by the Chesapeake & Potomac (C&P) Telephone Company in the first half of the twentieth century. The warehouse is also representative of fireproof, concrete warehouse design and construction of the early twentieth century. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
-  Survey number: HAER DC-65
-  Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1950-1951 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 06001159
Medium
Photo(s): 24
Data Page(s): 13
Photo Caption Page(s): 2
Call Number/Physical Location
HAER DC-65
Source Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
dc1055
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 24 | Data Page(s): 13 | Photo Caption Page(s): 2

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company, National Public Radio, Bevan Jones, Voorhees & Gmelin McKenzie, C. A Robinson, Andrew McKenzie, et al. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse,North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington Washington D.C, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/dc1055/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company, National Public Radio, Jones, B., McKenzie, V. &. G., Robinson, C. A. [...] Christianson, J. (1968) Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse,North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Washington Washington D.C, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/dc1055/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al. Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse,North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia, DC. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/dc1055/>.