National Mall

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Eisenhower Memorial Wins Key Design Approval in D.C.

The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry’s design.

10/02/2014

The landscape portrait, "Out of Many, One" by Cuban American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, appears on the National Mall in Washington, DC, October 1, as viewed from the Washington Monument. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Artist Creates Huge Dirt Portrait on National Mall

An art project has transformed a large portion of the national mall into a portrait that can be seen from the sky.

10/01/2014

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Best Museums in the U.S.

America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.

09/25/2014

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Group Aims to Redo Neglected Site on National Mall

A group working to restore the National Mall wants to overhaul a lakeside park that honors the nation’s founders but has languished for years with fetid water and crumbling walkways.

09/18/2014

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Artist is Turning National Mall Into Massive Portrait

The iconic National Mall will soon transform into an enormous 6-acre portrait made out of sand and soil.

09/15/2014

Aerial photo of the National Mall. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

6-Acre Sand and Soil Portrait Coming to National Mall

The Smithsonian says it has commissioned a work for the National Mall, a portrait made out of sand and soil that will stretch over six acres.

08/19/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke, Noise After Cover Touches Metro Third Rail at National Mall

Metro says there was a loud noise and smoke when a covering over the third rail touched the rail itself at a station on the National Mall.

07/10/2014

Fireworks burst in air behind the Capitol and Washington Monument as thousands enjoyed Independence Day celebrations on the National Mall. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Celebrate Fourth Of July On National Mall

Visitors enjoyed music performances from Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks and John Williams before the fireworks display under a clear sky.

07/04/2014

Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide: Fireworks on the National Mall

If you’re planning on going to the National Mall Friday night to party like it’s 1776, this guide has everything you need to know before you go.

07/04/2014

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