Acacia Life Insurance Building - 1936

Acacia Life Insurance Building - 1936 (HMS2W)

Location: Washington, DC 20001
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.635', W 77° 0.667'

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Acacia Life Insurance Building - 1936

On March 3, 1869, President Andrew Johnson signed the Congressional Act charteringThe Masonic Mutual Relief Association thatbecame Acacia Life Insurance Company.
Built as its headquarters and occupied by Acacia until 1997, the building serves as an example ofAmerican neoclassical art deco architecture byShreve, Lamb & Harmon, New York - designers ofThe Empire State Building.
The Griffins, mythological creatures thatguarded the treasures of Scythia, were designedby Edmond R. Amateis, who also designedthe bronze doors, west fa?ade, U.S. Capitol.
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HM NumberHMS2W
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325586 N 4306926
Decimal Degrees38.89391667, -77.01111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.635', W 77° 0.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 38.10" N, 77° 0' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 63-73 Louisiana Ave NW, Washington DC 20001, US
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