Notes on the Geography of The Eastern United States: Washington, D.C.'s Height Limit: Photo 33
One of the most dramatic neighborhood changes is taking place near the MCI Center, in what's become known as Penn Quarter. Here's the Monaco Hotel, occupying what began in 1839 as the Tariff Building. The building was a post office for many years; it's also housed the General Land Office and General Pershing. Decommissioned in 1996, it still belongs to the General Services Administration, though the Kimpton Hotel group has leased it. This northern side was designed by Thomas Ustick Walter, designer of the U.S. capitol dome.
Short link for this page: http://www.greatmirror.com?justpic=13919
* Argentina * Australia * Austria * Bangladesh * Belgium * Botswana * Brazil * Burma / Myanmar * Cambodia (Angkor) * Canada (B.C.) * China * The Czech Republic * Egypt * Fiji * France * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Guyana * Hungary * India: Themes * Northern India * Peninsular India * Indonesia * Israel * Italy * Japan * Jerusalem * Jordan * Kenya * Laos * Kosovo * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * Mexico * Micronesia (Pohnpei) * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * The Netherlands * New Zealand * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * Peru * The Philippines * Poland * Portugal * Romania (Transylvania) * Senegal * Singapore * South Africa * South Korea * Spain * Sri Lanka * Sudan * Syria (Aleppo) * Tanzania * Thailand * Trinidad * Turkey (Istanbul) * Uganda * The U.A.E. (Dubai) * The United Kingdom * The Eastern United States * The Western United States * Oklahoma * Uruguay * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * The West Bank * Yemen * Zambia * Zimbabwe *