Latrobe Gate

  • Also Known As: Main Gate, Washington Navy Yard

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

One of the oldest structures and the historic main entrance to the Navy Yard (naval facility). No longer the main entrance, Latrobe Gate is now restricted to residents of flag officers quarters. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Benjamin H Latrobe Architect

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Particulars for Latrobe Gate:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Owner Federal
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Architectural Style Italianate
Historic Use Naval Facility
Historic Use Pedestrian Related
Historic Use Road-related
Sight Category Structure

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 73002098
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: Latrobe,Benjamin
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Italianate
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Community Planning and Development, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1806, 1823, 1881
Historic Function: Transportation, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Naval facility, Pedestrian related, Road-related
Current Function: Defense, Transportation, Government
Current Sub-Function: Naval facility Government office Pedestrian related Road-related

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