Showing posts with the label Government

The 200-year-old U.S. Botanic Garden in Early Pictures

General Anson Mills And His Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue

The Washington Arsenal's Explosive History

A closer look: The frigid second inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant

A Demonstration for "Everyone": The Preparedness Day Parade 100 Years Ago

The Columbia Hospital, caring for Washington women

A closer look: Omnibus on 15th Street, circa 1860

A closer look: Facing east from the Capitol, circa 1875

The Election Day Riot of 1857, driven by religious intolerance

The Drama of the Civil War at the Patent Office

The Old Patent Office Building, the city's first national museum

The Short Happy Life of the Washington Auditorium

The Eisenhower Executive Office Building, America's "Greatest Monstrosity"

The George Washington Memorial, an elegant convention hall that was never built

The Pension Building, Montgomery Meigs' Eccentric Masterpiece

Atmospheric view east from the Willard Hotel, circa 1905

The lost hilltop home of the National Bureau of Standards

Tourist trap: Macerated money at the Treasury Department

The old Windsor Park Hotel comes down

The Government Printing Office in Swampoodle