Posts Tagged ‘the cairo’

Going Postal

Around 10 every morning, while custodians in face masks polish the railings inside the Old Post Office Pavilion with white cloths, Lilia Tuvilla takes a green covering off her kiosk on the mezzanine level of the cavernous building, puts the racks of inexpensive jewelry in order, and waits for vacationers in sandals and fanny packs [...]

The View That Ruined Everything

If you're at all interested in D.C. architecture history and haven't been into the Cairo before, find out when the next open house is, visit the unit for sale, and then go up to the roof deck. This 164-foot-in-the-air view, of course, is what prompted Congress to slap height limits on the city:
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