Tower Building

This Art Deco-style office building was the tallest high-rise building in DC when it was completed in 1929.

The Tower Building is a twelve-story office building of steel construction and limestone veneer. Robert F. Beresford designed the building, as well as the architectural firms Bates Warren, WDG Architecture, PLLC, and Harkins Builders, Inc. Completed in 1929, the Tower Building was the first Art Deco office building in DC. The “L” shaped lobby also incorporates marble pilasters and bronze trim of Art Deco ornamentation. 

The Tower Building was the city’s tallest high-rise at the time of completion and is currently the tenth tallest building in DC.

DC Inventory: July 27, 1995
National Register: September 7, 1995



1401 K Street NW