Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building

Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building (formerly the Social Security Administration Building) is an historic building at 330 Independence Avenue, Southwest, Washington, D.C.[2]

Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
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Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building is located in Central Washington, D.C.
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building is located in the District of Columbia
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building is located in the United States
Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building
Location330 Independence Avenue. SW
Coordinates38°53′14.64″N 77°1′.84″W / 38.8874000°N 77.0169000°W / 38.8874000; -77.0169000Coordinates: 38°53′14.64″N 77°1′.84″W / 38.8874000°N 77.0169000°W / 38.8874000; -77.0169000
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built1939
ArchitectCharles Klauder, Louis A. Simon
Architectural styleEgyptian Revival
NRHP reference No.07000639[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 6, 2007

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It was designed by Charles Klauder and Louis A. Simon, in the Stripped Classical style[2] in 1939. On April 28, 1988, it was renamed the "Wilbur J. Cohen Federal Building".[3] On July 6, 2007, the Social Security Administration Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Voice of America and the U.S. Agency for Global Media are the building's main tenants. It moved there in 1954.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Find a Building: Search". www.gsa.gov.
  3. ^ OCOMM, OPUM. "history". www.ssa.gov.

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