Federal Triangle, Washington DC Photos

Bounded by the Mall, White House & Pennsylvania Avenue, the triangle was mostly developed in the 1930s with neoclassical federal office buildings.

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Treasury Building. Washington, DC.Alexander Hamilton statue at Treasury Building. Washington, DC.Department of Commerce. Washington, DC.Garden on Constitution Ave. Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of the Treasury Building (1836, 1855-9) (1500 Pennsylvania Ave.). Washington, DC. Style: Greek revival. Architect: Robert Mills, then Thomas U. Walter, Ammi B. Young, Alfred B. Mullet. On National Register.Alexander Hamilton statue in front of Treasury Building. Washington, DC.Department of Commerce. Washington, DC.Garden on Constitution Ave. Washington, DC.
EPA Building from Museum Of American History. Washington, DC.EPA Building. Washington, DC.EPA Building. Washington, DC.Pediment of woman with torch on EPA Building. Washington, DC.
EPA Building from Museum Of American History. Washington, DC.Interstate Commerce Commission now EPA Building (1935) (Constitution Ave. at 12th). Washington, DC. Architect: Arthur Brown.Pediment & columns of EPA Building. Washington, DC.Pediment detail showing woman with torch flanked by horse, eagle, boy & bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.
Woman on back of bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.Circular courtyard of former Post Office Department. Washington, DC.Former Post Office Department. Washington, DC.Sculpted metal rose in courtyard of former Post Office Department building. Washington, DC.
Pediment detail showing woman with wheat on back of bull on EPA Building. Washington, DC.Circular courtyard of former Post Office Department building & metro entrance. Washington, DC.Former Post Office Department facade & lamps. Washington, DC.Sculpted metal rose in circular courtyard of former Post Office Department building. Washington, DC.
Old Post Office. Washington, DC.Old Post Office. Washington, DC.National Archives building. Washington, DC.National Archives building. Washington, DC.
Old Post Office & Clock Tower (1908) (Pennsylvania Ave. at 12th St. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Romanesque. Architect: Edbrooke, W.J.. On National Register.Old Post Office towers. Washington, DC.National Archives (1937) (Constitution Ave. between 7th & 9th Sts. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Classical revival. Architect: John Russell Pope. On National Register.National Archives seen across national sculpture garden fountain. Washington, DC.
National Archives Building. Washington, DC.National Archives Building. Washington, DC.Sculpture outside National Archives. Washington, DC.Canadian Embassy. Washington, DC.
The Greek revival architecture of the National Archives Building. Washington, DC.The Greek sculpture of the National Archives Building. Washington, DC."Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty" sculpture outside National Archives. Washington, DC.Canadian Embassy on Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC.
Canadian Embassy. Washington, DC.Spirit of Haida Gwaii native sculpture at Canadian Embassy. Washington, DC.Canadian Embassy frames Capitol Dome. Washington, DC.
Canadian Embassy (1989) (501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW). Washington, DC. Architect: Arthur Erickson.Spirit of Haida Gwaii native sculpture (1989) by Bill Reid at Canadian Embassy. Washington, DC.Canadian Embassy frames Capitol Dome within its circular columns. Washington, DC.

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