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This massive, stunning Catholic Basilica is not only the perfect place for any American Catholic to make a pilgrimage; people of any faith will be in awe when they see the sheer size of this church.
This massive, stunning Catholic Basilica is not only the perfect place for any American Catholic to make a pilgrimage; people of any faith will be in awe when they see the sheer size of this church. Anyone interested in architecture will be interested to see how this building was constructed without using any modern methods like structural steel beams and framework, and how it also seamlessly blends architectural styles from different periods over the last 2000 years.
400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017, USA
President Lincoln and his family summered here from 1862-1864 to escape the awful climate (physical and political) of the White House
This monastery is an odd one
This is no Congressional Cemetery, no Arlington Cemetery
Gallaudet is the nation's and the world's first university for the deaf, and remains the world's only university where all classes and services are tailored to the needs of the hearing-impaired
The Blair House was built in 1824 for Surgeon General Dr
Columbia Height's Latin American Youth Center's colorful house is dedicated to teaching and encouraging art in the community, and they keep a small art gallery showing exhibits of works by local youths
The Mall's only local memorial, and the only memorial to WWI, is this small structure in the form of a Doric-style open-air temple serving as tribute to the 26,000 Washingtonians who served in the Great War
The nation's only monument to African American Civil War soldiers
Housed in the beautiful former Embassy of Mexico, the cultural center has a nice collection of Mexican artwork, and puts on frequent classical and other musical performances, as well as film screenings, lectures, and other events
Mount Pleasant's residential streets are filled with beautiful old single-family homes and rowhouses, and several old estates