Washington Navy Yard Chapel

Washington Navy Yard Chapel (HM6V9)

Location: Washington, DC 20003
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.373', W 76° 59.778'

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This building was originally constructed as the pneumatic power plant for the forge shop in 1901. In 1962 the last gun shop closed down and the Yard began its transition from an industrial facility to an administrative and ceremonial headquarters for the Navy. In 1972 work began on the forge shop with volunteers provided by the Navy's Self-Help Program to convert the power plant into a chapel. In 1973 the Navy Yard Chapel was completed without destroying the building's industrial character. The renovation kept the existing exposed beams and roof deck, returned walls back to their original bare red brick color, used natural finish furnishings and replaced the floor with gray slate. The ninety-foot landscaped brick plaza was also part of the nenovation.
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HM NumberHM6V9
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByNaval District Washington
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 7:15pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 326820 N 4304564
Decimal Degrees38.87288333, -76.99630000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.373', W 76° 59.778'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 22.38" N, 76° 59' 46.68" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4600-4698 Sicard St SE, Washington DC 20003, US
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