Add this to your list of places to see in Washington...

Discussion in 'Landscapes, Architecture, and Cityscapes' started by JB, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. JB

    JB

    502
    May 27, 2005
    Washington, DC
    The National Building Museum is located at 401 F Street NW in Washington, DC. Built between 1881-1887 for the Pension Bureau, the Great Hall (below) is 316 feet by 116 feet, and 159 feet tall (approximately 15 stories) at its highest point. The Corinthian columns are among the tallest in the world at 75 feet high, 8 feet in diameter, 25 feet in circumference.

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    Nikon D2x, Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S
    0.62s f/22.0 at 17.0mm iso100

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    Nikon D2x, Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S
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  2. JB, nice shots.......really like the first one.
     
  3. PGB

    PGB

    Jan 25, 2005
    The pictures and the building are impressive. I'll have to remember this next time I'm in D.C.
     
  4. Wow, that interior shot is impressive.
     
  5. Wow, that interior shot is impressive.
     
  6. JB

    JB

    502
    May 27, 2005
    Washington, DC
    Thanks!

    Thanks guys!

    They don't build them like this anymore.
     
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