BE IN 
TOUCH

docomomo.dc@gmail.com

2121 Ward Pl NW

Washington, DC 20037

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2019 by Docomomo DC. Proudly created with Wix.com

Humphrey Building

The Hubert H. Humphrey Building is a low-rise Brutalist office building located in Washington, D.C., in the United States. Originally known as the South Portal Building, the Hubert H. Humphrey Building was dedicated on November 1, 1977. It became the headquarters of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW). After the department's education component was given to the newly created United States Department of Education in 1979, the newly named United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continued to occupy the structure.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Building is located at 200 Independence Avenue SW in Washington, D.C. It is named for Hubert H. Humphrey, then serving as U.S. Senator from Minnesota, and formerly Vice President of the United States.

‚Äč

Text via: Wikipedia

WHAT

Hubert H. Humphrey Building

WHERE

200 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20201

WHEN

March 2023