Capitol Losses: a finding guide    
Name initial construction demolition note type
Bridge Street Presbyterian Church 1820 1872   church
Church of the Covenant 1887 1966   church
First Baptist Church 1889 1953   church
First Congregational Church 1866 1959   church
First Unitarian Church 1822 1906   church
Foundry Methodist Church 1864 1902   church
Metropolitan Methodist Church 1854 1936   church
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church 1859 1950   church
St. Matthew's Catholic Church 1838 1910   church
St. Patrick Catholic Church 1809 1872   church
St. Thomas Episcopal Church 1893 1970   church
Talmud Torah Synagogue 1906 1959   church
Trinity Episcopal Church 1849 1936   church
West Street Presbyterian Church 1865 remodeled 1955   church
         
Alderney Dairies Plant 1884 1955   commercial
Avenue House 1851 1885   commercial
Center Market 1871 1931   commercial
Christian Heurich Brewery 1894 1966   commercial
Freeman's Savings Bank 1869 1899   commercial
French and Richardson's Bookstore ca 1810 1963   commercial
Gilman's Drug Store ca 1855 extant   commercial
Halls of the Ancients 1898 1926   commercial
Harvey's Restaurant ca 1830 1932   commercial
Home Savings Bank 1902 1968   commercial
Jackson Hall 1845 1930   commercial
Kann's Department Store 1875 1979   commercial
Lemon Building 1890 1971   commercial
Manhattan Laundry 1935 1978   commercial
Metzerott Hall 1851 1894   commercial
Mills Foundry ca 1860 ca 1900   commercial
Northern Liberty Market 1874 1946   commercial
Riggs Bank 1824 1904   commercial
Security Storage Warehouse 1890 1965   commercial
United States Electric Lighting Company Power House 1897 1930   commercial
Washington Loan and Trust Company 1924 1974   commercial
         
Academy of the Visitation 1877 1923   education
Bell Experimental School 1870 1920   education
Columbian University Building 1883 1911   education
Corcoran School of Art 1889 1960   education
Dunbar High School 1916 1977   education
Gallaudet College, Primary Hall 1858 1916   education
Gunston Hall School 1905 1965   education
Howard University, "Old Main" 1867 1940   education
Howard University, Miner Hall 1868 1961   education
Wallach School 1864 1950   education
         
Engine Company No. 1 1867 1960   Fire stations
Engine Company No. 2 1910 1979?   Fire stations
Truck Company No. 1 1878 ca 1916   Fire stations
Truck Company No. 2 1878 1960   Fire stations
Union Station Engine Company 1837 1956   Fire stations
         
Agriculture Department Building 1868 1930   government
Army Medical Museum 1887 1969   government
Botanic Garden (Congressional) 1859 1932   government
Center Market Convenience Station ca 1910 1931   government
District of Columbia Crematorium 1907 1948   government
District of Columbia Morgue 1904 1940   government
General Noble Redwood Tree House 1893 1940   government
George Washington Memorial Building 1914 1937   government
Library, United States Solders' Home 1877 1910   government
Marine Barracks 1801 1906   government
Municipal Fish Market 1916 1960   government
Old Brick Capitol 1815 1932   government
Powers Fountain 1836 1884   government
Scott Hall, United States Soldiers' Home 1851 extant   government
Sheridan Gate (Arlington Cemetery) 1818 1971   government
Sheridan Hall, United States Solders' Home 1885 1958   government
State Department 1818 1866   government
United States Weather Bureau Building 1869 1965   government
Washington Armory 1855 1964   government
Washington Penitentiary 1826 1903 (part)   government
Washington Arsenal 1822 1907   government
Washington Jail 1839 1874   government
Wisconsin Avenue Reservoir 1859 1932   government
         
Mt. Alto Veterans Administration Hospital 1915 1967   hospital
Providence Hospital 1866 1964   hospital
         
Arlington Hotel 1868 1912   hotel/apartments
Blodgett's Hotel 1793 1931   hotel/apartments
Brown's Hotel ca 1805 1935   hotel/apartments
Ebbitt House 1872 1926   hotel/apartments
Maryland House 1864 1914   hotel/apartments
National Hotel 1816 1942   hotel/apartments
Portland Flats 1879 1962   hotel/apartments
Portner Flats 1897 1974 (Dunbar Hotel) hotel/apartments
Raleigh Hotel 1898 1964   hotel/apartments
Richmond Hotel 1883 1922   hotel/apartments
Rochambeau Apartments 1903 1962   hotel/apartments
Shoreham Hotel 1887 1929   hotel/apartments
St. Charles Hotel 1820 1926   hotel/apartments
Stoneleigh Court Apartments 1902 1965   hotel/apartments
Tunnicliff's Tavern 1795 1931   hotel/apartments
Union Hotel 1796 1935   hotel/apartments
Varnum Hotel 1796 1929   hotel/apartments
Warder Apartments 1905 1958   hotel/apartments
Willard Hotel (original) 1818 1900   hotel/apartments
         
Corcoran Office Building 1875 1917   office
Hooe Iron Building 1873 1926   office
Kellogg Office Building 1884 1917   office
McGill Building 1891 1973   office
Mills Building 1902 1964   office
Shepherd Centennial Building 1875 1911   office
Southern Railway Building 1871 1916   office
Stott Company Building 1913 1973   office
Washington Post Building 1893 1954   office
Willard Office Building 1902 1964   office
         
American Colonization Society Hall 1860 1930   organization
Apostolic Delegation Building 1905 1973   organization
Army & Navy Club 1891 1962   organization
British Legation 1872 1931   organization
Capital Bicycle Club 1889 1928   organization
Elks Club 1906 ca 1979   organization
Freemason's Hall 1826 1932   organization
Girl Scout Little House 1923 1969   organization
Louise Home 1871 1949   organization
Naval Lodge 1821 1963   organization
Odd Fellows Hall 1845 1917   organization
Potomac Lodge 1858 1963   organization
Washington Riding Academy 1887 1936   organization
Washington City Orphan Asylum 1865 1963   organization
YMCA Building ca 1850 1913   organization
         
Airlie 1901 1957   residential
Analostan ca 1796 1935   residential
Anderson House 1881 1925   residential
Belmont 1883 1915   residential
Blagden Row 1852 1931   residential
Bleak House porter's lodge 1873 1916   residential
Bancroft House 1851 1922   residential
Brentwood 1817 1919   residential
Burnes House 1750 1894   residential
Butler House 1874 1929   residential
Caldwell House 1809 1933   residential
Cameron Row ca 1848 1941   residential
Carbery House 1818 1903   residential
Carroll Row ca 1800 1887   residential
Casanave House 1802 1913   residential
Chase House 1851 1936   residential
Childs House 1894 1930   residential
Church Row 1871 1958   residential
Corcoran House 1828 1922   residential
DeKrafft House ca 1820 1872   residential
Douglas House 1905 1949   residential
Douglas Row 1857 1934, 1950, 1965   residential
Duddington 1793 1886   residential
Dumbarton Oaks ca 1801 extant   residential
Elkins House ca 1892 1937   residential
F Street row houses ca 1825 and ca 1845 1884/5, 1917   residential
Foraker House 1897 1960   residential
Foxall House ca 1802 ca 1925   residential
Franklin Terrace ca 1875 1934   residential
Goode House 1880 ca 1920   residential
Grant's Row 1871 1929   residential
Guggenheim House 1906 1956   residential
Hale House 189? 1941   residential
Hay-Adams Houses 1884 1927   residential
Hearst House 1883 1964   residential
Henderson's Castle 1888 1949   residential
Hitt House 1908 1970   residential
Hopkins-Miller House 1880 1948 and 1912 Hopkins (1948), Miller (1912) residential
Jackson House 1802 1906   residential
Judiciary Square row houses 1854, 1859 1965, 1969   residential
Kalorama 1807 1887   residential
Kendall Green ca 1850 1964   residential
Leiter House 1896 1947   residential
Lindsay House 1856 1925   residential
Lowery House 1875 1936   residential
McLean House 1860 1939   residential
Meigs House 1869 1962   residential
Montrose ca 1810 1911   residential
Mount Pleasant 1840 1925   residential
Mount Vernon Row 1873 1940, 1969   residential
Myer House 1858 1911   residential
Noble House 1880 1915   residential
Oak Lawn ca 1820 1952   residential
Palmer House 1884 1927   residential
Peale House ca 1840 ca 1888   residential
Pendleton 1881 1940   residential
Phillips Row 1878 1948   residential
Red Top 1868 1927   residential
Riggs House 1856 1936   residential
Ringgold House 1812 1914   residential
Robert Dodge House 1850 extant   residential
Rodgers House 1831 1894   residential
Ruppert House ca 1775 1938   residential
Sargent House 1883 1966   residential
Schneider House 1890 1957   residential
Scott House 1853 1955 Octagonal house in Hyattsville residential
Seven Buildings ca 1796 1959   residential
Shepherd's Row 1873 1952   residential
Slidell House 1845 1922   residential
Southworth cottage ca 1855 1941   residential
Stewart's Castle 1873 1901   residential
Stone House ca 1849 1906   residential
Summy House 1856 1922 Octagonal house residential
Taylor House 1876 1926   residential
Treasury Square row houses ca 1800 1889   residential
Tuckerman House 1886 1967   residential
Tuttle House 1865 1950 Octagonal house residential
Tyler House ca 1840 1931   residential
Upper Gisborough 1735 1888   residential
Van Ness House 1813 1908   residential
Wardman House 1909 1928   residential
Westover 1896 1967   residential
Williams House 1907 1965   residential
Wisteria House ca 1863 1924   residential
Wylie House 1843 1947   residential
         
"Grape and Ivy" Lampposts ca 1855 ca 1923   street furniture
Bulfinch Oil Lamps, US Capitol ca 1825  ca 1848   street furniture
Bulletin Boards, National Woman's Party Building ca 1913 1929   street furniture
Display Horse, WH Stombock & Son ca 1930 1970   street furniture
F Street Electric Arc Street Lamp ca 1885 ca 1923   street furniture
Friendship gates ca 1905 1942   street furniture
Humane Society horse trough ca 1900 1960   street furniture
Hutchins watering trough ca 1892 ca 1959   street furniture
Meigs public pump 1858 ca 1925   street furniture
New York Avenue streetcar tracks ca 1895 ca 1949   street furniture
Scott Circle hitching post ca 1880 ca 1942   street furniture
Semaphore traffic signal ca 1915 ca 1925   street furniture
Streetcar switch tower ca 1907 ca 1940   street furniture
Thomas Circle Gas Street Lamps ca 1880 ca 1923   street furniture
Willard Hotel clock ca 1902 1942   street furniture
         
Garfield inaugural arch 1881 1881   temporary
Navy and Munitions Buildings 1918 1971   temporary
Pershing Victory Arch 1919 1919   temporary
Presidential inaugural stands--US Capitol various various   temporary
Presidential inaugural stands--White House various various   temporary
Union Plaza dormitories 1918 1930   temporary
         
Albaugh's Opera House 1884 1918   Theater
Apex Theater 1940 1977   Theater
Avenue Grand Theater 1910 1973   Theater
Belasco Theater 1895 1964   Theater
Dumbarton Theater ca 1880 extant   Theater
Fox Theater 1926 1980   Theater
Howard Theater 1910 extant   Theater
Knickerbocker Theater 1915 1922 rebuilt, razed 1969 Theater
Lincoln Hall 1867 1886   Theater
Manassas Panorama Building 1885 1918   Theater
Metropolitan Theater 1917 1968   Theater
National Theater 1873 1922   Theater
Savoy Theater 1913 1971   Theater
Shubert Theater 1907 1960   Theater
Trans-Lux Theater 1936 1975   Theater
Willard Hall 1807 1900   Theater
         
Aqueduct Bridge 1833 1933   Transportation
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station 1852 1907   Transportation
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station 1873 1907   Transportation
Capital Garage 1926 1974   Transportation
Corcoran carriage house 1850 1922   Transportation
Greyhound Bus Terminal 1938 1976   Transportation
Metropolitan Railroad Company Carbarn 1895 1962   Transportation
Standard Oil Company Building 1931 1968   Transportation
Washington-Hoover Airport Terminal 1930 1941   Transportation

Matthew Gilmore, January 2003

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