Download e-book for kindle: AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C. by G. Martin Moeller

By G. Martin Moeller

This full of life and informative advisor deals travelers, citizens, and structure aficionados alike insights into greater than four hundred of Washington, D.C.’s, most crucial landmarks. prepared into 19 discrete excursions, this completely redesigned and up to date variation contains forty five new entries, encompassing the home of Sweden and the U.S. Institute of Peace, vintage structures that epitomize the city—the White apartment, the Capitol, Union Station—and a couple of deepest structures off the overwhelmed path.

G. Martin Moeller, Jr., blends educated, concise descriptions with attractive observation on every one landmark, revealing often-surprising information of the constructions' heritage and layout. each access is followed via a photo and contains the structure's position, its architects and architects, and the corresponding dates completion. each one access is keyed to an easy-to-read map initially of the tour.

From the enforcing monuments of Capitol Hill and the Mall to the pastoral suburban enclaves of Foxhall and Cleveland Park, from small memorials to big advertisement and institutional complexes, this advisor exhibits us a Washington that's immediately excitingly clean and conveniently familiar.

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