Washington D.C.

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Some information with beautiful pictures on Washington D.C. formally the District of Columbia and the capital of the United States.

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Washington DC in Pictures : 

Washington DC in Pictures

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http://ugaprssa.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/washingtondc.jpg Washington Monument

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The Washington Monument was built between 1848 and 1884 as a tribute to George Washington's military leadership from 1775-1783 during the American Revolution. The Washington Monument is nestled in the center of the National Mall, just beneath the Capitol building and the Lincoln memorial, with the Jefferson Memorial to its right and the white house on its left. The Monument is a six hundred foot obelisk dedicated to the First president.

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http://1001photos.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/old-post-office-washington-dc.jpg Old post office

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The Old Post Office in Washington D.C. was built in the 1890’s and has an interior glass-roofed atrium with a food court. The granite clock tower has an observation level 270 feet above the street. It offers a 360 degree view of downtown Washington, D.C.

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http://www.smallandeleganthotels.com/Washington%20D.C./Washington%20Photos/Washington_dc.jpg Capitol Hill

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Capitol Hill, aside from being a metonym for the United States Congress, is the largest historic residential neighborhood in Washington D.C., stretching easterly in front of the United States Capitol along wide avenues. It is one of the oldest residential communities in Washington, and with roughly 35,000 people in just under two square miles, it is also one of the most densely populated.

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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3301/3658458692_a691b3081f.jpg Party Animal

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Party Animals are the symbols of the Democratic and Republican parties that define the Nation's Capital sculptures . The Party Animals are made possible with the support of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

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http://img4.southernliving.com/i/2006/06/hot-dc-neighborhood/dc-adams-morgan-m.jpg Street on Adams Morgan

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http://0.tqn.com/d/godc/1/0/A/5/-/-/adams-morgan.jpg Adams Morgan Street

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Adams Morgan is a culturally diverse neighborhood in Northwest Washington, D.C., centered at the intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road. Adams Morgan is considered the center of Washington's Hispanic immigrant community, and is a major night life area with many bars and restaurants, particularly along 18th Street (the primary commercial district) and Columbia Road. Much of the neighborhood is composed of 19th- and early 20th-century row houses and apartment buildings.

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http://www.revellphotography.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/adams-morgan-rowhouses-2-large.jpg Adams Morgan Row Houses

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http://journeyintoamerica.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/national-cathedral-picture.jpg National Cathedral

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The Washington National Cathedral, officially named the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church located in Washington D.C. of neogothic design. It is the sixth largest cathedral in the world, the second largest in the United States and the fourth tallest structure in Washington D.C. The cathedral is the seat of both the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and its bishop of the Diocese of Washington.

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http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3402/3330200864_30f7990343.jpg National Cathedral

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http://www.law.georgetown.edu/reslife/offcampus/images/dupontcircle.jpg Dupont Circle

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Dupont Circle is a traffic circle, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington(NW), DC. The traffic circle is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW, Connecticut Avenue NW, New Hampshire Avenue NW, P Street NW, and 19th Street NW. The Dupont Circle neighborhood is bounded approximately by 15th Street NW to the east, 22nd Street NW to the west, M Street NW to the south, and Florida Avenue NW to the north.

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http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/01/23/ca/ff/dupont-circle-near-the.jpg Street on Dupont Area

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Georgetown http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2375/1657466642_c7ff9066c1.jpg

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Georgetown is a neighborhood located in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., along the Potomac River waterfront. Founded in 1751, the city of Georgetown substantially predated the establishment of the city of Washington and the District of Columbia. Georgetown retained its separate municipal status until 1871, when it was assimilated into the city of Washington.

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http://www.eveandersson.com/photos/usa/dc/dupont-circle-starbucks-large.jpg Starbucks on Dupont

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Reynolds Centre for America http://dlennis.wordpress.com/

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Autumn on Pennsylvania Avenue http://dlennis.wordpress.com/

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Its the city, you and me love.