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The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in Washington, DC by Monica Stevenson

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Chapter 4. Urban Oases

Urban Oases

Fishing on the Potomac at Great Falls Park.

Unlike many American cities that architecturally evolve, Washington, DC was, for the most part, created. The lifeblood of DC is its politics, commemorative responsibilities, and international leadership, and as a result of this, aesthetics and the artful appearance of the town have always been a serious consideration in its formation. It is not a city based on industry or manufacturing, but of presentation, and the abundance of gardens, parks, finely landscaped and manicured mansion estates, nature preserves, and window boxes that we will explore in this chapter attests to this. You ...

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