Washington DC

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Washington DC, United States

Capitol Hill Books

Buyers, beware. One member of the crew at Capitol Hill Books isn’t here for your crap — and he means, it in the most caring, sincere way possible.

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Washington DC, United States

Georgetown Custom House and Post Office

Today, we’ll tell you the tale of how a post office became the battleground in a town’s fight for its very existence in the United States' earliest days.

Washington DC, United States

Hillwood Estate

A mid-1950s Estate belonging to the heir of an American cereal empire showcases a lifestyle of 18th century European décor while also providing a space for the occasional philanthropic party…or two.

Washington DC, United States

The Renwick Gallery

Became the first museum intentionally designed for art to "encourage American genius," and so was dubbed the "American Louvre" to establish Washington as the cultural center of the nation.

Washington DC, United States

Larz Anderson House

Once described as a “Florentine villa in the midst of American independence,” this turn-of-the-20th century aristocratic mansion was built in a European state of mind with its dominating English and Italian influences.

Washington DC, United States

Union Station

The 96-foot high Main Hall coffered ceiling is an example of an interior indebted to Burnham’s signature neoclassical design as its gold leaf trim reflects the natural light entering from the large Diocletian windows.

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Lincoln Theatre

One of the oldest movie theaters in DC, the Lincoln Theatre hosted silent films, vaudeville acts, and legendary jazz performers before being transformed into a movie theater.

Washington DC, Washington DC, United States

Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall

This campus building at Howard University was built in honor of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and designed by prominent African American architect Albert Cassell.

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