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Memorial Continental Hall was designed in the year 1905 by Edward Pearce Casey, a prominent Washington Architect and designer of the interior of the Library of Congress. It is owned and operated by the Daughters of the American Revolution(DAR) and it is the oldest building of their complex. It is located alongside*DAR Constitution Hall*and two blocks from the White House.

It is quickly recognized as one of the Washington, D.C.?s most beautiful and elegant buildings because of its classical revival style of the beaux-arts and the exquisite interior decorations. Because of this, it did fit well with the Colonial Revival movement.

Memorial Continental Hall was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1972 for its role in world history. For many years, many important local and national events have taken place in there especially the 1921 Conference on the Limitation of Armament. It also became the site of many Red Cross offices during World War II.

Today, it continues to host a variety of events like television*and movie filming and important gatherings.
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