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Trump International Hotel

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Identification

Trump International Hotel
The Nancy Hanks Center
Old Post Office Building
119514

Plan

Structure générale

édifice avec tours
construit [achevé]
acier
maçonnerie
granite
maçonnerie
néo-roman

Usages

hôtel
restaurant musée

Faits

  • The tower has a free public observatory.
  • The building was nearly demolished in 1971, but was saved by the efforts of Nancy Hanks, head of the National Endowment for the Arts, and the D.C. Preservation League.
  • The 10 "Congress Bells" in the tower are rung for 3½ hrs at the opening and closing of Congress, and for state occasions.
  • The 10 Congress Bells range in weight from 581 lbs (263.5 kg) to 2,953 lbs (1339.5 kg), and are replicas of the bells found in Westminster Abbey in London.
  • This is the tallest high-rise building in Washington, and the city's third-tallest structure, after the Washington Monument and the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
  • In 1976, in honor of the nation's bicentennial celebration, the Ditchley Foundation of Britain gifted a set of English change ringing bells to Congress; in April 1983, the bells were permanently installed in the building's clock tower.
  • The Old Post Office Building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1973 and a National Park Site on February 15, 1983.
  • The entrance on the east side is into the basement, and a large food court. A 10-story atrium rises above.
  • This was the first government building to have its own electric power plant, with generators installed to power over 3,900 lights throughout the buiding.

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Lieu

1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
399 12th Street NW
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
20004
Federal Triangle
Washington
District of Columbia
États-Unis d'Amérique

Données techniques

315,00 ft
315,00 ft
270,00 ft
12
1892
1899
2014 - 2016

Entreprises participantes


Willoughby J. Edbrooke

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Spécificités

  • L'immeuble est connu dans cette ville
  • Patrimoine local
  • Monument national
  • L'immeuble dispose d'un étage d'observation
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