Creating Potomac Parks, Hains Point, and the Tidal Basin: Potomac Flats Improvement Project

The land that the monuments in Washington sit on was, at one time, in the…

Constitution Avenue Was a Canal: History of the Washington City Canal

Today, Constitution Avenue is one of Washington, DC's major thoroughfares, bustling with traffic and flanked…

The National Mall During the Civil War: An 1863 Photo

This photo of the National Mall during the Civil War from the Library of Congress…