Government surveyors have determined a new height for the Washington Monument that’s nearly 10 inches shorter than what has been thought for more than 130 years, officials will announce Monday.
Millions of visitors to museums on the National Mall may soon have to leave their selfie sticks at home.
Anti-abortion demonstrators crowded on to the National Mall for an annual march coinciding with a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to join a Veterans Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall.
A new memorial is opening to the public near the National Mall to honor disabled veterans dating back to the American Revolution.
The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry’s design.
A giant portrait of a young man’s face has emerged in the landscape of the National Mall in the first such public artwork commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery.
America has many of the world’s greatest museums, some of which are free.
A federal panel working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower has voted to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s revised design, despite objections.
Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation’s monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways.
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