Category Archives: Architecture

New Plans (and My Concerns) For the Smithsonian Castle

At the National Building Museum in D.C., there’s a very interesting exhibit by the Danish architects Bjarke Ingels (‘BIG’) who will be redesigning the Smithsonian Castle Garden, which displays, hanging from the second floor of the museum, many of their … Continue reading

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Lots to Like About Obama’s Antibiotic Resistance Initiative, But Something Is Missing

Mostly missing. I’ll take Obama’s initiative to combat antibiotic resistance–there’s a lot of good stuff in there, though, as always, on certain regulatory issues (e.g., reducing antibiotic use in agriculture, and reporting standards for antibiotic use in the NHSN) the … Continue reading

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More Modern Church

D.C. does seem to have quite a few churches built in the modern style. Walker Memorial Baptist Church, Shaw, D.C.: The bell tower: New school stained-glass:

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Forest Green

Observed on 12th Street between S and T, Shaw, D.C.:

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Louise Hand Laundry

Observed on 12th Street, between O and P, Logan Circle, D.C.: You can read more about the history of the building here and here.

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Penn Theater, Formerly

Observed on Pennsylvania Ave., Southwest D.C.:

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When Chinatown Meets Georgetown

Observed on 28th Street, between P and Q: A closer look:

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