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Washington Monument

Constitution Avenue NW and 15th Street SW
Washington DC United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1848
  Finished1884
Floor Count3
Building Uses
 - monument
 - observation
Structural Types
 - tower
 - pyramid
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
Materials
 - stone
 - marble
 - granite
 - stucco

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof555 ft
Top floor500 ft

Description
• Architect: Robert Mills
• Tallest stone structure in the world.
• World's tallest structure in 1884–1889
• World's tallest tower till 1939
• Construction was started in 1848, but halted in 1854 at a height of 150 feet.

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