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IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour)
Weißes Haus is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

1. Weißes Haus

8.9
(The White House)
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Regierungsgebäude · Northwest Washington · 504 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by James Hoban who won $500 commission. 2nd place went to John Collins who submitted entry under initials “A.Z.” AZ is speculated to actually be Thomas Jefferson. Full site history here<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Andrew Jackson Statue is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

2. Andrew Jackson Statue

7.4
Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.
Skulptur im Freien · Northwest Washington · 2 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Statue of Jackson astride horse, Sam Patch, saluting soldiers at Battle of New Orleans (1st major battle of War of 1812). Statue required 15 tons of bronze for construction. More site info via<LINK>. Mehr erfahren.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

3. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

9.5
2700 F St NW (at New Hampshire Ave.), Washington, D.C.
Darstellende Künste · Northwest Washington · 172 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 17-acres. Busiest arts facility in US w/over 2000 performances annually. Original design was intended to emulate Watergate Complex's curves but removed due to cost constraints.More site info via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

National Academy of Sciences is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

4. National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Non-Profit-Organisation · Northwest Washington · 4 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Established in 1863 by Abraham Lincoln. Members have included more than 120 Nobel Peace Prize winners. 1st study was to measure uniformity in foreign/domestic coins. Full site history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Watergate Hotel is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

5. The Watergate Hotel

8.4
2650 Virginia Avenue NW (at New Hampshire Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Foggy Bottom · 21 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Watergate Complex was constructed on former site of gas manufacturing plant for Washington Gas Light Company. Famous residents have included Bob Dole & Monica Lewinsky. Full site history here<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Watergate Hotel is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

6. The Watergate Hotel

8.4
2650 Virginia Avenue NW (at New Hampshire Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Hotel · Foggy Bottom · 21 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Site best known for political scandal that transpired in 1972. Plot was foiled by security guard Frank Wills who sadly was denied a suitable raise after the incident. Full scandal history here<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Grand Statue of Alexsandr Pushkin and his golden Pegasus is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

7. The Grand Statue of Alexsandr Pushkin and his golden Pegasus

Washington, D.C.
Skulpturengarten · George Washington University · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: First monument to honor a literary figure from Russia. Pushkin was a Russian author and poet. Atop the pillar is a golden Pegasus that is said to be a symbol for poetry. More site history here<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Marquis de Lafayette Monument is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

8. Marquis de Lafayette Monument

Pennsylvania Avenue and Madison Place, NW, Washington, D.C.
Skulptur im Freien · Northwest Washington · 2 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Lafayette originally faced White House and was placed between it and equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson. White House complained though that it blocked view of Jackson. Full site history here<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The George Washington University is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

9. The George Washington University

2121 H St NW, Washington, D.C.
Universität · George Washington University · 17 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The 1st graduate class was in December 1824 and a close knit group of 3 individuals. Famous graduates include J. Edgar Hoover, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Alec Baldwin. Full site history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Decatur House - National Center for White House History is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

10. Decatur House - National Center for White House History

7.7
748 Jackson Pl NW (enter at 1610 H St NW), Washington, D.C.
Geschichtsmuseum · Northwest Washington · 8 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Constructed for Naval Commodore Stephen Decatur Jr. After Civil War acquired by Gen. Edward Fitzgerald Beale; noted for failed efforts to establish Camel Corps in US Army. Full site history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

US Department of the Treasury is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

11. US Department of the Treasury

7.8
1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW (15th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Regierungsgebäude · Northwest Washington · 22 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Massive 4-story structure that claims to be largest Greek Revival building in the world. Original section designed by Robert Mills before he was fired for insubordination. Full site history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Federal Reserve Board - Eccles Building is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

12. Federal Reserve Board - Eccles Building

7.4
20th St and Constitution Ave NW (btw 20th St NW & 21st St NW), Washington, D.C.
Regierungsgebäude · Northwest Washington · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The Fed is located within a simple white Georgian marble H-shaped structure that emulates the classical style. Bldg stands 4-stories tall and was designed by Paul Philippe Cret. Full history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

St. John's Church, Lafayette Square is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

13. St. John's Church, Lafayette Square

1525 H St NW (at 16th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Kirche · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 7 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by US Capitol architect Benjamin Latrobe who refused any fees. In 1820 tower is 1000 lb bell cast by Paul Revere son. Haunted by ghost dubbed “6 Great Washingtonians.” Full history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Eisenhower Executive Office Building is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

14. Eisenhower Executive Office Building

1650 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 17th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Regierungsgebäude · Northwest Washington · 11 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Described by Truman as “greatest monstrosity in America” & Hoover as “an architectural orgy foisted on Washington” Only saved from demolition (1957) when too expensive to do so. Full history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Organization of American States is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

15. Organization of American States

200 17th St NW (Constitution Ave), Washington, D.C.
Regierungsgebäude · Northwest Washington · 6 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: On each side of front facade are sculptures/reliefs dedicated to South America (left) & North America (right). N. America works are by Gutzon Borglum who created Mount Rushmore. Full history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Octagon House is one of IWalked WashD.C.'s Foggy Bottom (Self-guided Tour).

16. The Octagon House

1799 New York Ave NW (at E St NW), Washington, D.C.
Gebäude · Connecticut Avenue - K Street · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Federal style house w/pitched roof obtains name from old definition of the term octagon that translates into having 8 angles versus 8 sides. One of most haunted sites in DC. Full history via<LINK> Mehr erfahren.