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4 edition of The National Mall (Cornerstones of Freedom) found in the catalog.

The National Mall (Cornerstones of Freedom)

by Brendan January

  • 103 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Buildings, structures, etc,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Buildings,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671523M
    ISBN 100516271679
    ISBN 109780516271675

    The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities. The 20th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held Saturday, Aug. 29, The event is free and open to the news and updates, follow the.   The National Mall in Washington, D.C., has held an important place in the American psyche since the early nineteenth century. Home to monuments and museums dedicated to the ideals upon which the United States rests, the Mall serves as a gathering place for public protest and celebration. But as the nation ages and the population diversifies, demands for additional structures .

      National Mall From the hilltop of the U.S. Capitol to the riverfront behind the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is “America’s Front Yard.” Lined with museums and accented by monuments and memorials, the mile stretch of green space is also a destination for public on: 8th St NW, Washington, DC , USA, Washington, D.C, District of Columbia. The Hilton Washington DC National Mall hotel offers a resort-style outdoor pool, expansive fitness center, and a stylish Executive Lounge. Book your trip today.

      The National Mall in Washington, D.C., is a great public space, as essential a part of the American landscape as the Grand Canyon, according to architecture critic Paul Goldberger, but few realize how recent, fragile, and contested this achievement is. In Monument Wars, Kirk Savage tells the Mall's engrossing story--its historic plan, the structures that populate its corridors, and the sea. Find books like Turkey Trouble on the National Mall (Capital Mysteries, #14) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked T.


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“Lisa Benton-Short’s scholarship is excellent. This book will be of interest to anyone interested in public space, national parks and other urban issues.” (Setha Low, Professor in the Anthropology Program and Director of the Public Space Research Group at the CUNY Graduate Center) “The National Mall is a terrific book.

The author has produced a beautifully researched, written and illustrated narrative that Cited by: 1. "The Washington National Mall" is the first general history of America's greatest urban park.

Learn the fascinating stories behind the monuments and museums, from the best known to the most obscure. The Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial are all here, as are forgotten landmarks such as the Fish Commission, the Redwood Tree House, and Braddock's Rock.5/5(10).

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The National Mall addresses these issues with a novel and compelling collection of essays, the work of leading design professionals, historians, and social scientists. Supplemented by eye-catching illustrations and photographs, this cross-disciplinary examination follows the discussion over the Mall's design and use, from its conceptual origins as part of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's vision for the 5/5(2).

“ The National Mall is a terrific book. The author has produced a beautifully researched, written and illustrated narrative that makes a major contribution to the fields of American history Price: $ For anyone who has ever visited Washington, and the National Mall, this book is an invaluable history of how the landscape (both literally and the figurative "memorial landscape") came to be.

out of 5 stars it may help chart the way to a better future for monumental Washington Reviewed in the United States on Janu Cited by: For more than years, the National Mall has symbolized our nation and its democratic values, which have inspired the world.

The National Mall - the great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretching from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River - is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation.

Since its installation, the National Mall has transformed into one of the most iconic and historical landmarks in the nation. It has been host to a myriad of renowned political protests and speeches – most notably, Martin Luther King Jr’s March on Washington protest followed by the famous “I Have a Dream” speech, and the protest against the Vietnam War.

The National Mall is America’s most-visited national park, where the past, present and future come together. The monuments and memorials in this park honor American forefathers and heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to this country.

From the “I Have a Dream” speech to the AIDS Quilt, the Mall is the national stage where movements and celebrations take place, where people gather to. “The National Mall is a terrific book. The author has produced a beautifully written and illustrated narrative that makes a major contribution to the fields of American history and urban studies.” Peter Muller, Senior Professor in the Department of Geography and Regional Studies, University of MiamiAuthor: Lisa Benton-Short.

National Mall and Memorial Parks includes more than a dozen units of the National Park System & more than unique monuments & memorials. Pardon Our Dust. Find out what repair and historic preservation projects are taking place around the National Mall.

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Supplemented by eye-catching illustrations and photographs, this cross-disciplinary examination follows the discussion over the Mall's design and use, from its conceptual origins as part of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's vision for the capital to the.

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Explore. The National Mall. [Kate Robinson] -- Describes the location, history, and importance of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Kate Robinson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The National Mall in Washington, D.C. is one of the most important and highly visible urban public spaces in the U.S.  It is considered by many Americans to be “the nation’s front yard.” Yet few have written about the role of this public space in the twenty-first The National Mall, Lisa Benton-Short explores the critical issues that are redefining and.

The principal building of the National Museum of the American Indian () is located on the south side of the National Mall between Independence Avenue, Jefferson Drive, Maryland Avenue, and 3 rd and 4 th Streets.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Monument Wars book. Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The National Mall in Washington, D.C., is “a great public space, as e /5.The National Mall: Rethinking Washington's Monumental Core presents a comprehensive argument to preserve the Mall in its present configuration.

The book's three sections look at the Mall and the issues surrounding its continued development from the perspective of design evolution over time, its function as a public gathering place, and various.