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Herbert C. Hoover Building, United States Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.

The Herbert C. Hoover Building is the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the United States Department of Commerce.

 

The building is located at 1401 Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Washington, D.C., on the block bounded by Constitution Avenue NW to the south, Pennsylvania Avenue NW to the north, 15th Street NW to the west, and 14th Street NW to the east. It is located in the Federal Triangle, east of President's Park South (the Ellipse), north of the National Mall, and west of other Department of Commerce buildings, the John A. Wilson Building, and the Ronald Reagan Building. The building is owned by the General Services Administration.

 

Completed in 1932, it was renamed after Herbert Hoover in 1981. Hoover served as Secretary of Commerce (1921–1928) and later President (1929–1933). The closest Washington Metro station is Federal Triangle.

 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_C._Hoover_Building

 

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Taken on June 22, 2014