List of Famous Washington, D.C. Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Washington, D.C. Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Washington, D.C. skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Washington, D.C. architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Washington, D.C. are included on this list. Information about these Washington, D.C. buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Washington, D.C. and older historic landmarks.

List features buildings like National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Washington, D.C.?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Washington, D.C.. Famous architectural houses within the city of Washington, D.C. are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    1010 Mass

    1010 Mass is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 15 floors and 157 feet in height. The building was designed by architectural firm Esocoff & Associates and was completed in 2007, making it one of the most recently constructed high-rises in the city. As of July 2008, the structure ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 2007
    • Structural Height (m): 47.85
    • Construction Started: 2005
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    1090 Vermont Avenue

    1090 Vermont Avenue is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Washington, D.C. Buildings & Structures
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    1090 Vermont Avenue NW is a high-rise modernist office building in Washington, D.C., which is tied with the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel as the fourth-tallest commercial building in the city. The building is 187 feet high and has 12 floors. It contained about 160,000 square feet of space when it ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1980
    • Floors: 12
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    1111 19th Street

    1111 19th Street is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet in height. The building was designed by architectural firm Heery International and was completed in 1979. As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the city, tied in rank ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1979
    • Structural Height (m): 47.85
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    1333 H Street

    1333 H Street is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet in height. It was completed in 1982. The building has been owned since 2008 by Miller Global Properties LLC, which is co-chaired by Myron Miller and Eyal Ofer of Global Holdings, who paid $130.7 million ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1982
    • Structural Height (m): 47.85
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    1620 L Street

    1620 L Street is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet in height. The building was designed by architectural firm Smith, Segreti, Tepper, McMahon & Harned and was completed in 1989. As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1989
    • Structural Height (m): 47.85
    • Floors: 12
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    19th Street Baptist Church

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., United States, with Territories, United States of America, + more
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    The Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum, also known as the Adas Israel Synagogue, is located at 701 Third Street Northwest Washington, D.C., in the Judiciary Square neighborhood. It is the oldest surviving synagogue building in the District. It was erected in 1876 by the Adas Israel Congregation. The ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1876
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    Alban Towers is an apartment building on Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest Washington, D.C. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and is considered to be one of the best examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Washington. It is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue ...more

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    • City/Town: Washington, D.C., USA
    • Style: Late Gothic Revival, Tudor Revival architecture
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