One of the most beautiful buildings in the nation's capital is the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Built in 1888, ... More
Eisenhower Executive Office Building
One of the most beautiful buildings in the nation's capital is the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Built in 1888, it was known as the Old Executive Office Building. Today the building holds many of the offices that support the White House, including that of the Vice President. Historic meetings have taken place here, including talks between Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Japanese emissaries after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Tours are available Saturday mornings by advance reservation.
Designed after Italian Renaissance palaces, the brick and terracotta building is palatial and contains a massive 15 story interior with
eight Corinthian columns that are 75 feet (23 meters) high. National Building Museum's space has been the site of ...
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately funded non profit organization helping to protect historic buildings and neighborhoods.
The National Trust has a collection of historic and associate sites and homes across the country. Check out their ...
Commonly known as "America's attic," the Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization. Organize your tours
of the Smithsonian buildings in Washington by starting at the Institute's easy to locate red sandstone Gothic castle. Ongoing ...
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