The Old Post Office Pavilion, also known as Old Post Office and Clock Tower and officially renamed the Nancy Hanks Center in 1983, is an historic building of the United States federal government. It is located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue (the intersection of 12th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue), NW, in the Downtown neighborhood.
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