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Tallest buildings of Greater Washington, DC

As many know, there are building height limitations in Washington, DC. Beyond the Washington Monument, most structures in the District of Columbia are limited to a maximum of 130 feet. Meanwhile, the suburbs in Maryland and Virginia do not have … Continue reading

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DC’s stunning Chinatown friendship gate

One of my favorite activities while traveling is to make an effort to see the Chinatown friendship gates in cities that I visit. Among those I have personally observed are the friendship gates in Boston, Chicago, Sacramento, and San Francisco. … Continue reading

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