National Trust for Historic Preservation moving to Watergate

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WASHINGTON — The National Trust for Historic Preservation was looking for a building with a story to it, and it found one — the Watergate.

In February, the trust — a nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect historical buildings — announced that it was selling its Dupont Circle headquarters, which was built in 1917 and once served as a luxury apartment building for the likes of then-Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon.

The search began for another historical building in town, and the group announced last month that it had settled on the Watergate office building, home to Washington’s most famous burglary....



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