Category Archives: Architecture

National At Night

National Airport, Arlington, VA:

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National Cathedral

If you’re in D.C., the National Cathedral is really worth visiting. If nothing else, it’s the sixth largest cathedral in the world–in a city full of monuments, it really is immense. If not, well, I have some pictures for you. … Continue reading

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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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