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The U.S.' biggest trading partner, and the nation closest to the United States in nearly all senses has the embassy closest to the U.S.
The U.S.' biggest trading partner, and the nation closest to the United States in nearly all senses has the embassy closest to the U.S. government, right on Pennsylvania Ave. The building is a striking, contemporary masterpiece, helping Vancouverite architect Arthur Erickson win some prestigious awards. Look for the small dome and columns incorporated into the exterior (in part designed as a gentle mockery of the neoclassical imperial style prevalent around the Capitol), which serves as an echo chamber of sorts, where you'll have any sounds directed right back at you from the dome.
501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
The Newseum is an interactive museum dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution - the free exercise of religion, speech, the press, peaceful assembly, and petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial honors the federal, state, and local policemen who have lost their lives in the line of duty
The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U
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The National Archives preserves documents of national and historical importance such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, an original version of the 1297 Magna Carta, Articles of Confederation, the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, the Emancipation Proclamation, declassified top secret documents related to the Cold War, and collections of photography and other historically and culturally significant American artifacts
Located in the Pension Building, the building itself is highly recommended for its architecture, with an expansive open interior space with massive columns
The United States Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue NW is an open-air monument that honors those who have served and are currently serving in the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and the Merchant Marine
The newest of the Smithsonian museums displays the cultural traditions of the Native peoples of North, Central, and South America
Grandson of the 27th president William Howard Taft, Senator Robert Taft's had a distinguished career of his own in the United States Senate
Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Air and Space Museum houses the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world and is one of the most visited museums in the world