continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Decatur House is a historic home in Washington, D.C., named after its first owner and occupant Stephen Decatur. The house (built, 1818) is located northwest of Lafayette Square, at the southwest corner of Jackson Place and H Street, near the White House. A museum, it now serves as the National Center for White House History, of the White House Historical Association.Built: 1818 Design Architect : Benjamin Latrobe style: Federal architecture location:
748 Jackson Pl., NW.
Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C.
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in the Old Town area of Alexandria, Virginia, is a historic Episcopal church in the Anglican Communion. The church sanctuary, consecrated in 1818, was designed by Benjamin Latrobe, the second architect of the United States Capitol. It is one of the few buildings designed by Latrobe in a Gothic style and one of the earliest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. The church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. During the year 2009, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church celebrated the bicentennial of its founding.Built: 1818 Design Architect : Benjamin Latrobe style: Gothic architecture location:
228 S. Pitt St.
continue to profile page : open in new page/tab Old West, Dickinson College is a building designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe in 1803 and completed in 1822. It was the original building of Dickinson College. The construction of Old West, known then as 'New College,' was authorized and began in 1798. The effort was in response to the complaints that students could not live at the College. On June 20, 1799, the first cornerstone was laid by John Keen of Carpenters Co., Philadelphia. While in construction in 1803, however, the brick portion of West College burnt down. In an attempt to rebuild a building that would be compatible with that of Princeton University, Judge Breckenridge went to Philadelphia to consult Benjamin Latrobe, the builder of Princeton's Nassau Hall and the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.Built: 1804 Design Architect : Benjamin Latrobe location: