Octagon, The

1799 New York Ave., NW
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Octagon, The is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, more specifically a Single Dwelling. Octagon, The was nominated by as a historic location by Other based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Person and its significance in Military, Politics/Government, Architecture.

Octagon, The Information

Other Name: Colonel John Tayloe House
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Madison,James
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1799, 1800, 1814
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thornton,Dr. William
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Octagon, The Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 0
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Washington Historic Locations District of Columbia County Historic Locations District Of Columbia Historic Locations