Administration Building, Carnegie Institution of Washington

The Administration Building, Carnegie Institute of Washington is a Beaux-Arts style building designed by architects Carrere and Hastings. It houses the Carnegie Institution for Science.

According to the National Park Service:

Andrew Carnegie founded and endowed this Institution in 1902 to encourage scientific "investigation, research and discovery" that would lead "to the improvement of mankind." The Beaix-Arts style building, designed by New York architects Carrerre and Hastings, was completed in 1910. The building currently houses the administrative offices of the Carnegie Institution.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965.

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