Louis A. Simon's Design
In Louis A. Simon's design for the National Archives, the u-shaped General Accounting Office surrounds the Archives, the plain building in the center of the picture. In this plan, the National Archives occupied a site between 9th and 10th Streets, NW.
Plaster model of proposed National Archives and General Accounting Offices Buildings.
Detail of Great Model of the Federal Triangle, 1929
Design by Louis A. Simon
Architectural model by Bertram L. Keys
Courtesy of the Library of Congress