New PDF release: AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.

By G. Martin Moeller

ISBN-10: 1421402696

ISBN-13: 9781421402697

ISBN-10: 142140270X

ISBN-13: 9781421402703

This vigorous and informative advisor bargains travelers, citizens, and structure aficionados alike insights into greater than four hundred of Washington, D.C.’s, most crucial landmarks. equipped 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 few deepest constructions off the crushed path.

G. Martin Moeller, Jr., blends expert, concise descriptions with attractive remark on each one landmark, revealing often-surprising information of the structures' background and layout. each access is followed via a photo and comprises the structure's place, its architects and architects, and the corresponding dates finishing touch. each one access is keyed to an easy-to-read map in the beginning 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 immense advertisement and institutional complexes, this consultant indicates us a Washington that's instantly excitingly clean and conveniently familiar.

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