Some past posts

3700 K St. NW

The Washington Canoe Club is at 3700 K St., on the Potomac River.  It was built in 1904 by architect Georges P. Hales, as a long shingle-style building.  It is dark green with white trim, with octagonal towers at either end, and was designed to look impressive from the river view.  This door is on […]

Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

The Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, at 400 Michigan Avenue NE, is one of the ten largest churches in the world. Construction began in 1920 and was completed in 1959. The exterior architecture is Romanesque and the interior architecture is Byzantine. The Basilica cites several reasons for the decision to use those […]