Washington, District of Columbia

Washington,DC E-Bike Architectural Tour

with Lia S.

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Lia S.
Style: Artsy, Classic, Intellectual

Explore the mélange of architecture styles of the buildings of Washington, DC including Georgian, Federal, Baroque, Gothic, Victorian, Romanesque, Neoclassical, Beaux Arts, Art Deco, Modern, Brutalist and Organic. The buildings of the Nation's Capitol have quite a variety of styles and materials that make this city an architectural marvel. Learn the inspiration behind the designs of Union Station to the White House. Also learn the meanings and names of the sculptures, reliefs, and motifs on the Federal buildings. This tour is available via electric bicycle, or I will personally chauffeur up to three people around on my pedicab. We meet at Union Station, head towards the Capitol, then travel East down the center of Pennsylvania Avenue untill we get to the White House. Time permitting, we will head back to Union Station via Constitution Avenue to see the other side of the Federal buildings and Museums on the Mall proper. The following buildings are covered in this tour:

Union Station
Supreme Court
Jefferson Library of Congress building
U.S. Capitol and Grounds
Senate and House of Representatives
The National Museum of the American Indian
The National Gallery of Art
The National Building Museum
Federal Trade Commission
The National Archives
Reynolds Center of American Art (Portrait Gallery)
Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice
Internal Revenue Service
Hoover FBI Building
The Old Post Office
The Warner Theater
The John. A. Wilson Building (D.C. City Hall)
The Willard Intercontinental Hotel
The Department of the Treasury
The White House
The Eisenhower Executive Building

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Lia S.

I am a Native Virginian who has made Washington, D.C. my home for the past fifteen years. Some of my ancestors migrated to America 10,000 years ago, some founded Jamestown in 1608, and some were brought against their will as slaves. Explore the Nation's Capitol through my unique perspective! Full profile Leave a Review

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