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U.S. Historic district
|Location||1326-1346 Florida Ave., NW
|Architectural style||Art Deco|
|Part of||Greater U Street Historic District (ID93001129)|
|NRHP reference No.||94001327|
|Added to NRHP||November 21, 1994|
The complex originally housed the traction facility for a streetcar company. The oldest building on the site, the west building at 1346 Florida Ave, was built in 1877. The complex became a printing plant in 1892 and it was converted into a laundry in 1905. It is part of the expansion of Washington's urban core and industrial development along Florida Avenue.
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