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Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (depicted), Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 (architect), James Stewart & Co., Inc. (contractor)
Text from photo: Space age communications cap 1920s fountain: a picture from the past illustrates the changing priorities of the times. In 1923 this fountain was the centerpiece of the "open air court" in the new H Street Washington headquarters building of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. Now in 1980 the patio is being covered over for the construction of a Telecommunications Center and offices.