It’s hard to film in D.C., with the permits and expenses and logistics. But it is even harder if the film takes place in a different era. We have seen two recent instances in which films have tried to recreate an older D.C., including one last weekend. It’s all about finding the right location. 1940-1944… Continue reading
With Constitution Avenue to its north, the Reflecting Pool to its south, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the west, and the Washington Monument to the east, Constitution Gardens in a surprising pastoral refuge in the heart of our busy city.
The National Mall has seen so much history, from its early days as envisioned by L’Enfant in 1791, to its realization as an open park in 1902. For more than a century, it has been filled with celebrations, demonstrations, and ordinary people enjoying it as a park. One of the most interesting uses of the… Continue reading