James G. Blaine Mansion Historical

James G. Blaine Mansion Historical (HM1URH)

Location: Washington, DC 20036
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.604', W 77° 2.701'

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Historic Site, Washington DC

2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Politician James G. Blaine (1830-1893), the three-time Republican presidential hopeful who represented Maine in the House and the Senate, built this house in 1881-82. Blaine and his family lived here only briefly because the mansion proved too large and expensive to maintain. Blaine leased it to Levi Leiter, a founder of Chicago's Marshall Fields department store, and later sold it to inventor George Westinghouse.Designed by John Fraser in Queen Anne style, the mansion was converted to apartments in 1921, with one-story commercial spaces added on P Street. In 2009 Van Dusen Architects renovated the building for residential, commercial, and retail use while restoring many architectural features.Listed in the DC Inventory of Historic Sites, 1964.Caption:Presidential candidate James G. Blaine, 1884.Library of Congress
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Placed ByCultural Tourism DC
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 30th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322686 N 4308784
Decimal Degrees38.91006667, -77.04501667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.604', W 77° 2.701'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 36.24" N, 77° 2' 42.06" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500 20th St NW, Washington DC 20036, US
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