American Eagle Detail

I thought this was a nice detail over an entrance of a building on 15th Street, NW, across from the Treasury Department.Spread Eagle


One Response to “American Eagle Detail”

  1. This building was known before its incorporation onto Metropolitan square in 1983, Metropolitan Bank, built in 1907 as the portion of Metropolitan square at 15th and G before its own incorporation in the same complex was known as the Keith Albee Building, 1911, the Keith being for RKO Keiths Theater there, as for the Old ebbitt grill has a story of its own, being at 14th and F until 1926, moved to 1400 block of F Street then move again in 1983 to its present location, previous tenant is the legendary Loeb’s Delicatessen, last at 14th and F stood the late Rhodes Tavern until bulldozed in 1984, note the plaque there.

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