Penn Ave

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Pennsylvania Avenue runs straight from the Capital to the White House – or at least it used to. Legend has it that Andrew Jackson so hated looking out his window and seeing the House of Congress that he had the Treasury Department building (behind me in this shot) built in between so he couldn’t see it any longer.

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Published in: on August 24, 2006 at 8:20 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Now that’s American development at its finest — fueled by a hated view. Bring back the old days.


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