The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was installed in 2011 along the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. The memorial was designed by Lei Yixin. Two days after I was here, the country began shutting down in earnest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In hindsight, it wasn’t a smart move to go to the National Mall […]
This is the strangest pilgrimage we’ve ever made, but it had to be done. The Deep Throat parking garage, clandestine meeting place of Bob Woodward and Mark Felt (aka Deep Throat) during the Watergate investigation, was scheduled for demolition. We had to go stand in that spot. All through the summer of 1973, I watched […]
Today’s school photography assignment is “shadow and reflection,” so we were going to end up here today for sure. Proceeding downhill from the Washington Monument, we wind up at the end of the Mall at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. On the walk, we take in the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War […]
A photography class assignment was in the offing, so where else would we spend a Saturday afternoon taking pictures? We began with a Metro ride to Union Station, then a walk up Capitol Hill, and finally down the National Mall we went. I never get tired of visiting the Mall. The paved area around the […]
The United States Capitol building was particularly festive on this December day. Just two days after Christmas, the giant tree still stood in the courtyard. And the building itself is being transformed with bunting and scaffolding for the inauguration of Barack Obama next month.
Located in the Cleveland Park neighborhood of Washington, DC, the Broadmoor is an Art Deco standout among many high-rise residential buildings along Connecticut Avenue. Designed by Joseph H. Abel, and completed in 1929, the Broadmoor is nestled against Rock Creek Park. Considered far out of town when it was built, this beautiful building is now […]