1620 L Street

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1620 L Street
General information
Type Office
Location 1620 L Street NW, Washington, D.C., United States
Completed 1989
Opening 1990
Roof 157 ft (48 m)
Technical details
Floor count 12
Floor area 176,464 sq ft (16,394.0 m2)
Lifts/elevators 5
Design and construction
Architect Smith, Segreti, Tepper, McMahon & Harned

1620 L Street is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet (48 m) in height.[1] The building was designed by architectural firm Smith, Segreti, Tepper, McMahon & Harned and was completed in 1989.[1] As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the city, tied in rank with 1111 19th Street, 1333 H Street, 1000 Connecticut Avenue, the Republic Building, 1010 Mass, the Army and Navy Club Building and the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. 1620 L Street is an example of postmodern architecture, and has a glass and granite facade.[1] It is composed almost entirely of office space, with 512,000 square feet (48,000 m2) of commercial area; the three basement levels are used as parking space, containing a 126-spot parking garage.[1] The street level floor is used for commercial retailing.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "1620 L Street". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 

Coordinates: 38°54′12″N 77°02′15″W / 38.903357°N 77.037635°W / 38.903357; -77.037635