Sean Taylor Remembered at Brookland Metro

Sean Taylor graffiti at Brookland Metro station in Washington, DC

Brookland is a pretty quiet neighborhood.  Homes have spacious yards, there’s plenty of green space [relative to the rest of the District], and it’s not cheap to live there. It has its own Metro stop as well, which stands out among the others because of the amount of graffiti you’ll see while standing on the platform. Usually, More...

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Columbus Fountain at Union Station
By Dana Smith On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

Columbus Fountain at Union Station

Photos taken of and around Columbus Fountain which stands in the middle of Columbus Circle at Union Station, just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol Building.  More...

Delta Solar Sculpture
By David Gaines On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Delta Solar Sculpture At National Air and Space Museum

Delta Solar is a public artwork by Venezuelan sculptor Alejandro Otero located outside of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, United States. Delta Solar is meant to pay homage to modern More...

Federal Trade Commission - Photo by David Gaines
By David Gaines On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

“Man Controlling Horse” At Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission on Pennsylvania Ave. Built in 1938 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Building is an architectural masterpiece just blocks from the U.S. Capitol on Pennsylvania Ave. Two sculptures More...

Mural at 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
By David Gaines On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Murals on Display at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Murals on display at the last month’s 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.  More...

By David Gaines On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Kiepenkerl Statue at The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

This statue by sculptor Jeff Koons is based on the one in Münster, Germany. The statue commemorates the popular figure of the “Kiepenkerl” (Peddler), the traveling salesmen who traded goods and gossip More...

By David Gaines On Friday, July 13th, 2012

Painters Mural Painting a Mural 24/7 on 17th Street

At first glance, it looks like a couple of painters painting a mural above the McDonald’s on 17th Street NW.  Until you realize it’s a mural of a couple of painters painting.  More...

By David Gaines On Friday, July 13th, 2012

Eye Catcher For Eye Doctor in Dupont Circle

At the corner of 17th Street NW and Corcoran St NW in Dupont Circle.  This face has on glasses, apparently an eye-catcher for an eye doctor in the building.  More...

Mural of Washington DC's Columbia Heights
By David Gaines On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Columbia Heights Community Mural

This prominent 16 by 60 foot mural celebrates Columbia Heights landmarks including Cardozo High School, Meridian Hill Park, and the Tivoli Theater. Also featured are dancers from the Dance Institute of Washington More...

Central Union in Washington DC
By David Gaines On Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Central Union Mission at 14th and R Streets NW

Central Union Mission is the oldest social service agency in the District of Columbia. It was founded in 1884 by the Reverend Latham Douglass, a young man filled with compassion for the thousands of homeless, More...