Survey Lodge

Title

Survey Lodge

Description

Located on the grounds of the Washington Monument, the Survey Lodge was originally a boiler and steam house for the machinery necessary to power the Washington Monument's elevator. It was constructed of leftover marble and granite from the construction of the Washington Monument. Today, the site is a National Park Service Ranger Station.

Creator

Date

1886

Coverage

Physical Description

Marble, single story building with a square floor plan.

Location

Independence Avenue, between 15th and 17th Streets NW on the Washington Monument grounds.

Type

Description

Located on the grounds of the Washington Monument, the Survey Lodge was originally a boiler and steam house for the machinery necessary to power the Washington Monument's elevator. It was constructed of leftover marble and granite from the construction of the Washington Monument. Today, the site is a National Park Service Ranger Station.

Creator

William Bradley

Date

1886

Coverage

1860-1889