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Acacia Mutual: 1937

Acacia Mutual: 1937

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. "Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Co. building, exterior, Louisiana Avenue." 8x10 acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

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Wierd Lions?

Those statues welcoming visitors are certainly a bit strange. One assumes they are supposed to be lions.

[Sort of an Art Deco griffin-like creature. -tterrace]

[They're griffins, not lions, and weird, not "wierd." -Dave]

A Greek Revival Recast

It is still there, but is now the offices of law firm, Jones Day. Across the street from the Upper Senate Park and the Japanese War Memorial it sports two large Magnolia trees that are shaped somewhat like Acacia trees.

Now with more trees.

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