By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) — GE Renewable Resources said it’ll spend as much as $400 million over the next few years to build an offshore wind turbine almost 100 meters taller than the Washington Monument. The new turbine, dubbed Haliade-X, will measure 260 meters (853 feet) tall, the company said. Show More Summary
“We need statues to remind ourselves, and our children, that we can be inspired by people like that,” said one organizer.
The obelisk is one of Washington, D.C.'s most iconic landmarks.
You can't help but feel a patriotic solace when visiting the grave of George and Martha Washington at Mount Vernon. It is quite a surprising site to see. One might expect a grand and elaborate monument to the founding father, but the...Show More Summary
"[Krzysztof Wodiczko's] site-specific work, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, 1988-2000, was restaged for the first time in 30 years on Tuesday and was meant to remain on display for three days... The three-story-tall piece... shows two hands holding a gun and a candle on either side of a row of microphones."
The Newseum, a big and shiny monument to journalism in Washington, D.C. is exploring the sale of its building or a move to another location as losses continue to mount after nearly 10 years on Pennsylvania Avenue. According to The Washington Post, Newseum management confirmed that it is in talks with international firm Eastdil Secured […]
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian shared five potential concepts for the permanent monument in Washington, DC. The post See the Finalists for the National Mall’s First Memorial to Native American Veterans appeared first on Hyperallergic.
WASHINGTON — More than 2 million acres of Utah wilderness — land that President Donald Trump cut from a pair of protected national monuments — will be opened early Friday to new mining claims.
The 10 highest rated films with actor, writer, director, and PUSA banger Stormy Daniels (according to IMDB scores).
WASHINGTON — As a government shutdown grew increasingly likely this week, the Trump administration scrambled to find a way to keep America’s national parks and monuments open — albeit without rangers, restrooms and other visitor services.
The Balls to make this should be mounted to the Washington Monument! Read the full article on AICN Precious Roy here with a teaser for what is purporting to be DUNDEE, a sequel to the Paul Hogan films in which case the young city-raised...Show More Summary
Have you ever had someone or something really shake the ground you were standing on? Did you get back up? Earlier this year, I went on a day hike on the AT in Maryland (my home state). I hiked to Washington Monument in Boonsboro and climbed the stairs to enjoy the view at the top of the historic tower-like structure. Show More Summary
WELL, THAT’S NECESSARY TO REFLECT THE SOUL OF ITS NAMESAKE: So, the Obama Presidential Library Is Really Ugly. “A discarded Chinese take-out box. The backside of a Star Wars sand crawler. The Washington Monument with the interesting bits lopped off. That’s what sprung to mind when confronted with the initial design of the Obama Presidential […]
"...I went through a phase where I wanted to be an architect." The post Revised Obama presidential library looks like the stump of the Washington monument appeared first on Hot Air.
High above downtown Washington, D.C. in the heart of the Glenwood Cemetery, the striking marble tribute to Benjamin Grenup may be the capital’s most macabre piece of statuary. A vividly detailed bas-relief carving immortalizes the tragic...Show More Summary
The Post is about a historic, monumental collaboration between masters of their crafts, whose work has changed the world time and time again. It’s also about how the Washington Post went up against the federal government to bring the Pentagon Papers to the public. Show More Summary
A nine-win season at Washington State was a monumental accomplishment worthy of celebration; not so much after Cougars flop in last 2 Holiday Bowls.
The year-old Museum of African American History and Culture on the grounds of the Washington Monument is still so hard to get tickets for, I’ve only seen the exterior (fabulous!) and the landscape (too new to look like much). But while I’m figuring out how to get inside, at least I got to see the […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday recommended President Donald Trump reduce the size and change the management of more national monuments in the western United States, and lashed out at critics of cuts already announced to protected areas in Utah.