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Property Name The Lexington
Reference Number 15000978
State District of Columbia
Town Washington, DC
Street Address 1114 F Street N .E.
Multiple Property Submission Name Apartment Buildings in Washington. D.C. 1880-1945
Status Listed 1/19/2016
Areas of Significance Community Planning and Development, Architecture
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Completed in 1928, The Lexington is a historically significant apartment building that reflects early twentieth century development patterns in the District of Columbia, and the emergence of apartment buildings along streetcar lines on Capitol Hill during the first half of the twentieth century. Architecturally, the building was designed by noted D.C. Apartment building architect George T. Santmyers, serves as a fine example of the Classical Revival style, and its design and siting contribute to the evolution of the apartment building form in Washington as documented in the D.C. Apartment Building Multiple Property Document: "Apartment Buildings in Washington, D.C. 1880-1946." The period of significance for the building is 1928, the year construction of the building was completed.

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Apartment Buildings in Washington. D.C. 1880-1945


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