Downtown

Downtown, Ellipse Road Northwest, Penn Quarter, Washington D.C., Washington, Washington, D.C., 20005-5702, United States of America
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World Wide Web Foundation (Q3742989)
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The World Wide Web Foundation, also known as the Web Foundation, is a US-based international non-profit organisation advocating for a free and open web for everyone. It was co-founded by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, and Rosemary Leith. Announced in September 2008 in Washington, D.C., the Web Foundation launched operations in November 2009 at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

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Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company Building (Q5092895)
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The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company Building is a historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.\n

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American Constitution Society (Q4743523)
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The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a progressive legal organization. The group\'s stated mission is to "promote the vitality of the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental values it expresses: individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, access to justice, democracy and the rule of law."

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Asbury United Methodist Church (Q4803758)
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Asbury United Methodist Church is a historic church in Northwest, Washington, D.C.\n

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Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, Old Main Building (Q5092891)
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The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, Old Main Building is a historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.\n

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Commodore John Barry (Q5153231)
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Commodore John Barry is a bronze statue of John Barry, by John Boyle.

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Almas Temple (Q4733709)
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The Almas Temple is a Masonic building facing Franklin Square at 1315 K St NW in Washington, DC. It houses Almas Shrine, a sub-group for Shriner's International whose headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida. The edifice is in the Moorish architectural style and features an elaborate, multicolored terra-cotta façade. It was constructed in 1929 by Allen H. Potts, a member of the temple.

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Arbre Serpents (Q4784929)
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Arbre Serpents is a sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle.

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Brownley Confectionery Building (Q4976596)
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The Brownley Confectionery Building is an historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. The architectural firm of Porter & Lockie designed the building, which is one of the last Art Deco commercial buildings in the downtown area. The limestone façade features aluminum spandrel panels. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.\n

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600 Thirteenth Street (Q4641607)
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600 Thirteenth Street is a highrise office and retail building in Washington D.C. on Thirteenth Street. It has approximately 12 floors and its construction ended in 1997.

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Armenian National Institute (Q4793205)
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The Armenian National Institute (ANI) is a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to the research of Armenian Genocide. It was founded in 1997 by the Armenian Assembly of America to bring more awareness to the Armenian Genocide. The abbreviation of the Institute, ANI, is the name of the medieval capital of Armenia.\n

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Chase's Theater and Riggs Building (Q5087059)
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The Chase's Theater and Riggs Building, also known as the Keith-Albee Theater and the Keith-Albee Building, was a historic building located at 1426 G Street and 615-627 15th Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the city's Downtown area.\n

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700 Eleventh Street (Q4642947)
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700 Eleventh Street is a high-rise building, and is the second tallest commercial building in Washington, D.C..\nThe building is a twin building to Metro Center I, which is one block away. The building stands at 199 feet (61 meters) with 13 floors and was completed in 1992. It is currently the 6th-tallest building in Washington, D.C. The architectural firm who designed the building was the firms Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (New York), Melvin Mitchell Architects.

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Executive Tower (Q5419926)
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Executive Tower (Washington, D.C.) is a high-rise office building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C. Its construction was completed in 2001. It rises to a height of 153 feet (47\xa0m), having 12 floors. The architect of the building was Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.

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Institute of International Finance (Q584290)
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The Institute of International Finance, Inc. (IIF) is a global association or trade group of financial institutions. It was created by 38 banks of leading industrialized countries in 1983 in response to the international debt crisis of the early 1980s. See the arguments in support of this in.

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Washington Metro (Q171221)
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The Washington Metro (or simply Metro), formally the Metrorail, is a rapid transit system serving the Washington metropolitan area of the United States. It is administered by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which also operates the Metrobus and Metrorail services under the Metro name. Opened in 1976, the network now includes six lines, 91 stations, and 117 miles (188\xa0km) of route.

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American Conservative Union (Q3614053)
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The American Conservative Union (ACU) is an American political organization that advocates for conservative policies, ranks politicians based on their level of conservatism, and organizes the Conservative Political Action Conference. Founded in 1964, it calls itself the oldest ongoing conservative lobbying organization in the USA. The ACU is concerned with what they define as foundations of conservatism, issues such as personal liberty or freedom, foreign policy, and traditional values.

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1001 Pennsylvania Avenue (Q4546079)
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1001 Pennsylvania Avenue is a highrise office building in Washington D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue. The height of the building is, 49\xa0m (160\xa0ft.) It has approximately 14 floors and its construction ended in 1987. The building serves as the headquarters of The Carlyle Group.\n

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1111 Pennsylvania Avenue (Q4547299)
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1111 Pennsylvania Avenue is a mid-rise Postmodern office building located in Washington, D.C., in the United States. It is 180 feet (55\xa0m) tall, has 14 stories, and has a four-story underground parking garage. It is a "contributing" resource to the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site.\n

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Armenian Genocide Museum of America (Q4064230)
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Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) is a proposed Armenian museum in Washington, D.C., United States, run by the Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial Inc. (AGM&M). The project was launched in 2000 and is yet to be finalized.

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1333 H Street (Q4549090)
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1333 H Street is a high-rise building in Northwest Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet (48\xa0m) in height.

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1201 Pennsylvania Avenue (Q4548072)
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1201 Pennsylvania Avenue is a highrise skyscraper office building in Washington, D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue. The building is 49\xa0m (160\xa0ft) tall and has approximately 13 floors. Its construction ended in 1981. It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP.\n

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Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (Q3798288)
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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (named The Columbia Historical Society until 1988) is an educational foundation and museum dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of Washington, D.C. The society provides lectures, exhibits, classes, community events, and other educational programs as part of its mission. In addition, the society's Kiplinger Research Library houses a collection of books, maps, photographs, and other materials relevant to the history of the city.\n

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1090 Vermont Avenue (Q4546797)
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1090 Vermont Avenue NW is a high-rise modernist office building in Washington, D.C., which is tied with the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel as the fourth-tallest commercial building in the city (as of January\xa02010). The building is 187 feet (57 metres) high and has 12 floors. It contained about 160,000 square feet (14,880 square metres) of space when it first opened, but only 150,000 square feet (13,905 square metres) by 1998. Internal build-outs increased the interior space to 187,000 square feet (17,391 square metres) by 2006.

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1101 New York Avenue (Q4547248)
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1101 New York Avenue is a high-rise building located in Washington, D.C., United States. Designed by architect Kevin Roche, its construction was completed in 2007. The glass clad structure rises to 50 metres (160\xa0ft), containing 12 floors and notched corners to allow for more window offices. The building is tied for the 20th tallest building in Washington D.C.\n

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1430 K Street (Q4549698)
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1430\xa0K Street is a high-rise building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C. The building was constructed in 2005 and its construction was completed in 2006. On its completion, the building rose to 150 feet (46\xa0m), featuring 12 floors. The building serves as an office and parking garage.

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1310 G Street (Q4549014)
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1310 G Street is a high-rise skyscraper building located in Washington, D.C., United States. Its construction was completed in 1992. With its completion, the building rose to 154 feet (47\xa0m), and featured 12 floors with 59,652 m² in total floor area. The architect of the building was Skidmore, Owings & Merrill who designed the postmodern architectural style of the building. The high-rise serves as an office building.

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1010 Mass (Q4546268)
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1010 Mass is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 15 floors and 157 feet (48\xa0m) in height. The building was designed by architectural firm Esocoff & Associates and was completed in 2007, making it one of the most recently constructed high-rises in the city. As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the city, tied in rank with 1620 L Street, 1333 H Street, 1000 Connecticut Avenue, the Republic Building, 1111 19th Street, the Army and Navy Club Building and the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. 1010 Mass is an example of postmodern architecture, with a facade composed of brick and cast stone. The structure is composed almost entirely of residential units, with a total of 163 condominiums; the lowest floor is used for retail. The entire structure also rises above a 169-unit underground parking garage.

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Swartzell, Rheem and Hensey Company Building (Q16900969)
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The Swartzell, Rheem and Hensey Company Building is a neo-classical building on 727 15th Street NW, Washington DC. It was designed by architect Paul J. Pelz in 1907 for a local brokerage firm, which neighbored other brokers in this section of 15th Street neighboring the US Treasury. \n

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Les Trois Grâces (Q6530056)
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Les Trois Grâces is a set of three public artworks by French-American sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. The Three Graces are part of the National Museum of Women in the Arts New York Avenue Sculpture Project.

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International Biometric Society (Q59366)
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The International Biometric Society (IBS) is an international professional and academic society promoting the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods in the biosciences.\nIt sponsors the International Biometric Conference (IBC), held every two years.

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One Franklin Square (Q5828)
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One Franklin Square is a high-rise building at 1301 K Street NW, in Washington, D.C., United States. \n

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Nana on a Dolphin (Q6962322)
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Nana on a Dolphin is a public artwork by French sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. Nana on a Dolphin is part of the National Museum of Women in the Arts New York Avenue Sculpture Project and has also been on display at the home of Nicole Salinger in Provence, France.

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The Shops at National Place (Q7763949)
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The Shops at National Place was a three-level, indoor shopping mall located in downtown Washington, D.C. in the 16-story National Place Building. It is located on the block bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, F Street, between 13th and 14th Streets NW, the former site of the Munsey Trust Building. It was located near the Metro Center station of the Washington Metro system.\n

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Number 23 Basketball Player (Q7069497)
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Number 23 Basketball Player is a sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle.\n

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Sun Building (Q7638214)
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The Sun Building (also known as the Baltimore Sun Building or American Bank Building) is an historic building, located at 1317 F Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Downtown Washington, D.C. neighborhood.\n

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (Q7164754)
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The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) is a United States federally chartered corporation created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to encourage the continuation and maintenance of voluntary private defined benefit pension plans, provide timely and uninterrupted payment of pension benefits, and keep pension insurance premiums at the lowest level necessary to carry out its operations. Subject to other statutory limitations, PBGC's single-employer insurance program pays pension benefits up to the maximum guaranteed benefit set by law to participants who retire at 65 ($67,295 a year as of 2018). The benefits payable to insured retirees who start their benefits at ages other than 65 or elect survivor coverage are adjusted to be equivalent in value. The maximum monthly guarantee for the multiemployer program is far lower and more complicated ($12,870 a year as of 2017 for a participant with 30 years of credited service).

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Masonic Temple (Q6783765)
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The Masonic Temple in Washington, District of Columbia is a building from 1903. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987, and is also on the D.C. Inventory List of Historic Sites. The building currently houses the National Museum of Women in the Arts.\n

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Washington Convention Center (Q7971746)
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The Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. was a convention center located one block southwest at 909 H Street NW, occupying the city block bounded by New York Avenue, 9th Street, H Street, and 11th Street. Construction on the center began in 1980, and it opened on December 10, 1983. At 800,000 square feet (74,000\xa0m2), it was the fourth largest facility in the United States at the time. However, during the 1980s and 1990s, numerous larger and more modern facilities were constructed around the country, and by 1997 the Washington Convention Center had become the 30th largest facility.

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William T. Golden Center for Science and Engineering (Q8019067)
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William T. Golden Center for Science and Engineering is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. Completed in 1996, the building rises to 151 feet (46\xa0m) and has 12 floors. The architects of the building were Davis, Carter, Scott Ltd. and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, who designed the postmodern building. This building is the headquarters to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a non-profit organization established in 1848 that aims to advance science around the world. Other tenants include the Association of American Universities and the IRIS Consortium.\n

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Sky Landscape (Q7537380)
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Sky Landscape is a sculpture by Louise Nevelson.

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Westory Building (Q7989512)
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The Westory Building is an historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on both the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites and on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. The building was designed by architect Henry L.A. Jekel and built between 1907–1908. The present structure includes an expansion of the original structure. The expansion was designed by Shalom Baranes Associates and completed in 1990. The building is now twelve-stories above ground rising to a height of 155.62 feet (47\xa0m). It also has three-stories below ground. \n

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Renaissance (Q7312383)
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Renaissance is a public artwork by American artist David Bakalar, located at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., United States.\n

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The Washington Campus (Q7773633)
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The Washington Campus (TWC) is a university consortium located in Washington, D.C., U.S., founded in December 1978. Its first executive and academic programs began in 1979. The lead founder of the Consortium was by L. William Seidman, former economic advisor to President Gerald Ford, 14th and the 14th Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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Center for American Progress (Q368035)
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The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a public policy research and advocacy organization which presents a liberal viewpoint on economic and social issues. It has its headquarters in Washington, D.C.\n

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Cato Institute (Q1051256)
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The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974 by Ed Crane, Murray Rothbard, and Charles Koch, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the conglomerate Koch Industries. In July 1976, the name was changed to the Cato Institute. Cato was established to have a focus on public advocacy, media exposure and societal influence. According to the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania), Cato is number 15 in the "Top Think Tanks Worldwide" and number 10 in the "Top Think Tanks in the United States".

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Economic Policy Institute (Q1282092)
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The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan American think tank based in Washington, D.C., that carries out economic research and analyzes the economic impact of policies and proposals. The EPI describes itself as a non-partisan think tank that "seeks to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions". It is affiliated with the labor movement and is usually described as presenting a left-leaning and pro-union viewpoint on public policy issues. The EPI has a sister organization, the EPI Policy Center, which is a 501(c)(4) organization for advocacy and education. The EPI advocates for policies they say are favorable for low- to moderate-income families in the United States.

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Inter-American Foundation (Q601265)
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The Inter-American Foundation, or IAF, is an independent agency of the United States government that funds development projects undertaken by grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was created through the Foreign Assistance Act of 1969 as an experimental alternative to traditional foreign assistance that operates government-to-government on a much larger scale. The IAF receives its funds through annual allocations by Congress and from the Social Progress Trust Fund administered by the Inter-American Development Bank and consisting of payments on U.S. government loans extended under the Alliance for Progress to various Latin American and Caribbean governments. Since beginning operations in 1972, the IAF has awarded 4,920 grants worth more than $665 million.

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American Petroleum Institute (Q466043)
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The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. It claims to represent about 650 corporations involved in production, refinement, distribution, and many other aspects of the petroleum industry.\n

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Hudson Institute (Q2915369)
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The Hudson Institute is a politically conservative, 501(c)(3) non-profit American think tank based in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1961 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, by futurist, military strategist, and systems theorist Herman Kahn and his colleagues at the RAND Corporation.\n

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Center for International Environmental Law (Q5059709)
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The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is a public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded in 1989 in the United States to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world. With offices in Washington, DC and Geneva, Switzerland, CIEL’s staff of international attorneys provide legal counsel and advocacy, policy research and capacity building in the areas of biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, human rights and the environment, international financial institutions, law and communities, and trade and sustainable development.\n

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Foundation for Biomedical Research (Q5474401)
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The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is an American non profit organization, 501(c)(3), located in Washington, DC. Established in 1981, the organization is dedicated to informing the news media, teachers, and other groups about the need for lab animals in medical and scientific research. The organization, together with its partner, the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR), argues that promoting animal research leads to improved health for both humans and animals.

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National Association of Home Builders (Q6970683)
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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is one of the largest trade associations in the United States, representing the interests of home builders, developers, contractors, and associated businesses. The association works to ensure that housing is a national priority and that all Americans have access to safe, decent and affordable housing, whether they choose to buy a home or rent. NAHB is headquartered in Washington, D.C.\n

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United States African Development Foundation (Q4689748)
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The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent United States government agency that provides grants of up to $250,000 for operational assistance, enterprise expansion and market linkage to early stage agriculture, energy, and youth-led enterprises that benefit underserved communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.\n

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Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (Q5290162)
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The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is a jointly staffed office established April 15, 2005 by the United States to improve the nation’s capability to detect and report unauthorized attempts to import, possess, store, develop, or transport nuclear or radiological material for use against the nation, and to further enhance this capability over time.

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Future of Privacy Forum (Q5510831)
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The Future of Privacy Forum is a Washington DC based think tank and advocacy group focused on issues of data privacy. It is jointly supported by corporate sponsors and foundations. Corporate members include AT&T, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Intelius and Microsoft, while foundation supporters include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Science Foundation, and Digital Trust Foundation. The organization is run by Jules Polonetsky, the former chief privacy officer for AOL and Doubleclick. The founder and co-chair is Christopher Wolf, a lawyer who leads the privacy group at the law firm of Hogan Lovells. In 2015, the Future of Privacy Forum announced Washington and Lee University School of Law as its academic partner.

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American Society for Public Administration (Q2895023)
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American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is a membership association of almost 10,000 professionals in the United States sponsoring conferences and providing professional services primarily to those who study the implementation of government policy, public administration, and, to a lesser degree, programs of civil society. Its annual conference is an important meeting for those interested in bureaucracy, civic engagement, program evaluation, public management and other public administration topics, such as budgeting and budget theory, government strategic planning, policy analysis, contract administration, personnel management, and related topics.\n

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American Hotel and Lodging Association (Q19872202)
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The American Hotel and Lodging Association (formerly American Hotel and Motel Association, and before that American Hotel Association) is an industry trade group with thousands of members including hotel brands, owners, management companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), independent hotels, bed and breakfasts, state hotel associations and industry partners and suppliers. Its role at various times has included the publication of hotel directories, market research, support of standardization efforts, public or political advocacy for the interests of hotel owners and the establishment or promotion of training programs and facilities for hotel personnel.\n

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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (Q5176268)
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The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a nonprofit association of educational institutions. It serves professionals in the field of educational advancement. This field encompasses alumni relations, communications, marketing and development (fund-raising) for educational institutions such as universities and independent or private schools.\n

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American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (Q4743053)
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The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is a nonprofit national alliance of education programs, which is dedicated to professional development of Pre-K-12 teachers and school leaders.

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Columbia Theater (Q25212615)
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The Columbia Theatre, located at 1112 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004, was a theater built and opened in 1891, closed and demolished in 1959. The Arnold & Porter Building is on the site today.

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Inter-American Development Bank (Q1153087)
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The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB or IDB or BID) is the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. Established in 1959, the IDB supports Latin American and Caribbean economic development, social development and regional integration by lending to governments and government agencies, including State corporations.\n

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