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A striking, award-winning modern building (2006), currently home to the Swedish Embassy.
A striking, award-winning modern building (2006), currently home to the Swedish Embassy. Bills itself as the 'crown jewel of the Swedish presence in the U.S.,' hosting a large exhibition space open to the public and devoted principally to current international issues dear to the Swedes.
The Watergate is and will be best known for its role in the ending of Richard 'I am not a crook' Nixon's presidency
Built in 1765, this is the oldest original structure in Washington, D
A new 10-acre National Park that traces the path of the Potomac River from the Key Bridge to the Washington Harbor Complex
Built in 1796 as a neighborhood pub, the City Tavern is the oldest commercial structure in the city, and the second oldest building following the Old Stone House
The Gothic chapel and gates were designed by the same architect who designed the Smithsonian Castle
A stately mansion built in 1815 by the son of the first mayor of Georgetown, and the step-granddaughter of one George Washington
Made famous by the movie, the 'Exorcist Steps' run between Prospect and M St just west of where the Key Bridge deposits people into D
Georgetown is a historic neighborhood on the banks of the Potomac River which is home to the Georgetown University
Designed by George Oakley Totten, Jr
The Department of State offers guided tours of its formal reception rooms, used for official meetings with foreign representatives