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Benjamin Henry Latrobe designed the house, completed in 1818, for naval hero Stephen Decatur and his wife.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe designed the house, completed in 1818, for naval hero Stephen Decatur and his wife. Its distinguished neo-classical architecture and prominent location across from the White House made Decatur House one of the capital's most desirable addresses and home of many of the nation's most prominent figures. Later residents included Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, and Judah P. Benjamin. The Decatur House is now used as a museum, and is open to the public.
748 Jackson Pl NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
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