State, War, and Navy Building

Item Info

Item No: pdce02992
Title: State, War, and Navy Building
Creation Date: 3/4/1901
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

View of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington D.C..  Formerly known as the State, War, and Navy Building because it housed the Departments of State, War and the Navy, the office building currently houses various agencies that compose the President's Executive Office, such as the Office of the Vice President.

Built between 1871 and 1888, the French Second Empire style building was designed by architect Alfred B. Mullett, and is located west of the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street.

Creator Name: Edmunds, Franklin Davenport, 1874-1948 - Photographer