Torpedo Factory Art Center Historical

Torpedo Factory Art Center Historical (HM1UO2)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.298', W 77° 2.411'

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City of Alexandria, Virginia

—Dedicated April 30, 1983 —

Alexandria City Council, Charles E. Beatley, Jr,. Mayor; James P. Moran, Jr., Vice Mayor; Donald C. Casey, Lionel R. Hope, Margaret B. Inman, Carlyle C. Ring, Jr., Patricia S. Ticer, City Manager Douglas Haman, General Contractor Eugene Simpson & Brother, Incorporated; Architect Keyes, Condon and Florance Metcalf Associates; Engineering FDE Ltd.Structural Engineering Girard Engineering Ltd.

The Torpedo Factory Art Center Building was formerly a munitions plant during World Wars I and II. In September, 1974, the Art Center opened in the Torpedo Factory as a Bicentennial project. The idea was conceived by Marian Van Landingham, a local artist, who became the Center's first director. The Alexandria City Council approved the rehabilitation of this building for the continuing use by artists and the community.
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HM NumberHM1UO2
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Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322844 N 4297110
Decimal Degrees38.80496667, -77.04018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.298', W 77° 2.411'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 17.88" N, 77° 2' 24.66" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 174 N Union St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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