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Pan American Union Building

 

Pan American Union Building

Pan American Union Building
Organization of American States headquarters building
Location 17th Street NW between C Street NW and Constitution Avenue, NW.
Washington, D.C.
Built 1908-10
Architect Paul P. Cret and Albert Kelsey
Governing body OAS
NRHP Reference # 69000298
Added to NRHP 4 June 1969

The Pan American Union Building is the headquarters for the Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C.[1] The cornerstone was laid on May 11, 1908, by Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, and Andrew Carnegie,[2] and the building was dedicated on April 26, 1910.[3]

In 1919, the initial meeting of the


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External links

  1. ^ http://eng.archinform.net/projekte/8126.htm
  2. ^ "Hall of Americas for Arms Meeting". The New York Times. August 27, 1921. 
  3. ^ http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/stones/stops1-6.html
  4. ^ http://www.ilo.org/public/libdoc/ilo/P/09616/09616(1919-1).pdf

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In 1969, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

was held there. Washington Naval Conference and in 1921, the [4]

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