The St Regis Washington DC

  • Originally Known As: Carlton Hotel
  • 1935-1987 Known As: Sheraton Carlton Hotel

  • Address: 923 16th St NW
  • Vicinity: K St
  • Phone: 202-638-2626
  • Travel Genus: Lodging , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Lodging category: Upscale Lodging


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1926/00/00 Mihran Mesrobian Architect Designed by Mihran Mesrobian, the Carlton Hotel is built for Washington developer, Harry Wardman, just two blocks from the White House.
1926/10/01 Harry Wardman Architect President Calvin Coolidge cuts the ribbon at the Carlton Hotel opens's grand opening ceremony.
1926/10/01 Calvin Coolidge Dignitary President Calvin Coolidge cuts the ribbon at the Carlton Hotel opens's grand opening ceremony.
1934/12/00 James A Wetmore Guest of Honor James Wetmore's retirement party
1938/07/12 Cordell Hull Home Sec of State Cordell Hull and Mrs Hull entertain Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden in the dining room of the Carlton Hotel. The Prince is traveling incognito while in this country.

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Particulars for The St Regis Washington DC:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Beaux Arts
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Hotel
Art Movement Italian Renaissance Revival
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 90000911
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Wardman,Harry; Mesrobian,Mihran
Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th century revivals, Beaux arts, Other
Attribute: Italian Renaissance
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1926
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Hotel

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Lodging
Lodging Attribute Grand Hotel
Lodging Style Hotel
Lodging category Upscale Lodging

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