The building now on NPR's site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places:

  Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company Warehouse and Repair Facility (added 2006 - Building - #06001159)
1111 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington
 
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tompkins, Charles H., Co., McKenzie, Voorhees & Gmelin
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Communications Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Warehouse

 

 

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In December 2007, a District of Columbia administrative law judge approved demolition of about half of the landmarked building based on plans to preserve about half of the facade and operate a small museum of telephone history on the ground floor.

 

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