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.

This entry was posted in Washington, DC. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC

  1. Pingback: Fresnedo Siri en Washington D.C. | Sobrearquitecturas

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s