The White House is the oldest building in Washington and has been the residence for all the presidents of United States, except George Washington. The White House is located near the Mall, the site was chosen by George Washington and the arhitect Pierrel’Enfant, who created the project for the new capital. For the construction of the President’s House was organized a contest, that was won by the builder James Hoban. The neo-classical design of the building was inspired by the Leinster House in Dublin. The founda...
|National Zoological Park
National Zoological Park is the ideal recreational spot in the city of Washington. The park appeared from the decision taken of the Congress in 1889. One year later after its inauguration the National Zoological Park became a part of the Smithsonian Institute. The park covers over 66 ha, designed by Samuel Langley, William Temple Hornaday, who were members of the Smithsonian Institution, and Frederick Law Olmstead also designed the area, who was the most famous landscape architect, that created the beautiful Cen...
The most beautiful and the greatest Ghotic Church in Washington, is the National Cathedral, that looks splendid, just like was built during the Middle Ages. In 1792 Pierre l’Enfant , the planner of the city of washington, was already designed the spot for the construction of the church. Later, in 1893 the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation was going to chose the place for the new cathedral, after three years, the Mount Saint Albans was chosen as the perfect place for the church, covering over 57 acres. Th...