Two of Baltimore’s most recognizable monuments are being illuminated with blue lights in honor of World Diabetes Day.
Imagine the terror felt by tourists inside at the very top of the Washington Monument on that quiet summer afternoon when the earth shook.
Thousands of people led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Saturday near the Washington Monument, where speakers called for easier job access and decried the gulf between rich and poor before the crowd marched to the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The rally was intended to drum up support for President Barack Obama’s jobs plan, which died Tuesday in the U.S. Senate.
It is a delicate operation, yet engineers and stone masons say they’re making significant progress in repairing the National Cathedral.
Engineers have completed their inspection of the Washington Monument’s exterior following damage from an earthquake.
The National Park Service says engineers are resuming their inspection of the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument.
The National Park Service and an engineering firm inspecting earthquake damage on the Washington Monument have suspended their operations because of the weather.
National Park Service officials say engineers have completed an inspection of earthquake damage at the pyramid-like top of the Washington Monument.
An engineer who is part of a four-member team inspecting the exterior of the Washington Monument said Thursday that the job is the highlight of her career.
A team of engineers harnessed to ropes began a daredevil inspection of the Washington Monument on Wednesday that will include them rappelling down the obelisk to look for damage from last month’s earthquake.
Some heart-stopping work is underway on top of the Washington Monument. Damaged in the August 5.8 magnitude earthquake, the centerpiece of the National Mall needs repairs.
A major tourist attraction in D.C. will remain closed.
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