Old Post Office and Clock Tower

Pennsylvania Ave. at 12th St., NW.
Washington, District Of Columbia

Historic Document

Old Post Office and Clock Tower is located in District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia certified as a historic location on Wednesday April 11, 1973. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Government, more specifically a Post Office. Old Post Office and Clock Tower was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Architecture, Social History.

Old Post Office and Clock Tower Information

Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1891, 1899, 1908
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Edbrooke,W.J.
Architectural Style: Richardsonian Romanesque
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: General Services Administration

Old Post Office and Clock Tower Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 14
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