Posts Tagged ‘versailles’

L’Enfant, the Hunger Games, and the Imperial City

Heart of American Empire.

Last week, former mayor Anthony Williams gave a talk before a bunch of history and geography geeks about the executive's role as city planner, in which he articulated his understanding of the meaning of D.C.'s monumental core.
"In my view, the capital is in the center, and the vision here is to show [...]