Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC

This striking modern complex from 1965 houses the Pan American Health Organization, one of the many international agencies that are located all around DC. This building is on a triangular site at Virginia Avenue, 23rd Street and E Street, NW and takes full advantage of the site, including a curved glass, curtain-walled officetower and a lower, circular glass building housing the council chambers in front with a metal screen over the windows.

The whole complex was designed by prominent Uruguayan architect Roman Fresnedo Siri with local architects of record Justement, Elam, Callmer & Kidd, who also designed the Burr Gymnasium at Howard University in 1964.

 

 

 

The building is flanked by a row of flagpoles on each side.

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