This lively and informative guide offers tourists, residents, and architecture aficionados alike insights into thanof Washington, DC s most important landmarks Organized intodiscrete tours, this thoroughly redesigned and updated edition includesnew entries, encompassing the House of Sweden, the US Institute of Peace, classic buildings that epitomize the city the White House, the Capitol, Union Station and a number of private buildings off the beaten pathG Martin Moeller, Jr blends informed, concise descriptions with engaging commentary on each landmark, revealing often surprising details of the buildings history and design Every entry is accompanied by a photograph and includes the structure s location, its architects and designers, and the corresponding dates of completion Each entry is keyed to an easy to read map at the beginning of the tourFrom the imposing monuments of Capitol Hill and the Mall to the pastoral suburban enclaves of Foxhall and Cleveland Park, from small memorials to vast commercial and institutional complexes, this guide shows us a Washington that is at once excitingly fresh and comfortably familiar
- 400 pages
- AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.
- G. Martin Moeller Jr.
- 20 August 2019 G. Martin Moeller Jr.