Founded in 1790, Washington, DC, offers some of the country's most notable architecture and significant sites. Along with its renowned buildings, monuments, gardens and museums, the national capital also features some unexpected treasures.
Photographs that capture the history and beauty of the city include:
The outstanding photographs and lively captions that fill this new book show why Washington, DC, is one of America's great destinations.
The America the Beautiful series takes readers on a photographic tour of the country's most beautiful states and most vibrant cities. Top photographers contribute their best images of both well-known destinations and hidden gems. Clear and informative captions bring each scene to life. These handsomely designed books show the beauty of each destination and will be enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.
Jordan Worek is the author of the America the Beautiful title Chicago and is the coauthor of An American History Album.