About the Robert C. Weaver Federal Building

Built in Southwest, Washington DC, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Headquarters was constructed in the mid-1960s when federal government was experiencing rapid growth. In 2000, the building was named in honor of the first HUD Secretary and first African American member of a President’s Cabinet, Robert C. Weaver. Constructed in the Brutalist Style by the preeminent architect Marcel Breuer, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Last Reviewed 2016-06-30