The Octagon, 18th & New York Avenue, N.W.

The Octagon, 18th & New York Avenue, N.W. Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 174248
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: Wm. Edmund Barrett
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 74938-C
Built 1798-1800 as the town house of Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Virginia. Dr. William Thornton was the architect. Designated a National Historic Landmark, the Octagon is now part of the national headquarters of the American Institute of Architects and is open to the public.
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