Posts Tagged ‘Washington DC’

Live Nation Warner Theater Washington DC

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Live Nation is a major concert promoter, owner, and manager of properties and concert halls nationwide. On my recent trip to Washington DC, I was hired to photograph the famous Warner Theater that was built in 1924, and has seen every type of top talent and entertainment come through their doors. The beautiful old theater features large hand carved gold leaf molding and ceilings that would be difficult to duplicate at costs today. A stunning view towards the Memorial Mall can be seen at night at the roof top of the Theater.

Just as interesting is the Warner Building Atrium right next door to the Theater. In sharp contrast to the 1924 Warner Theater, The Warner Building Atrium is a super modern piece of architecture with waterfalls and fountains that run under a black marble floor over steel cage bridges, very dramatic indeed.

Architecture Of Washington DC

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

During a recent photo shoot in Washington DC, I had some time to check out some of our nations most famous architecture. Along with the National Mall and monuments, many of the museums also have fantastic architecture to offer. The designs of the exteriors are as interesting as what is inside.

The Washington Monument stands over 555′ tall and is visible from most parts of the city that have a bit of elevation. Architect Robert Mills design created a very modern looking Obelisk even by today’s standard. It is breathtaking to stand below and imagine building started before the Civil War of 1861.

Washington Monument, Washington DCWashington Monument.

The Lincoln Memorial is a later structure being dedicated in 1922. Architect Henry Bacon used a very classic design of Roman columns to house the large figure of Abraham Lincoln. Visitors crowd the steps daily for a great view over the National Mall pond. The museums of the National Mall are so varied and in such great numbers it is hard to even touch on them all in one full day. The Smithsonian alone has some 13 different museums to check out.

Lincoln Memorial

The American Indian

National Museum Of The American Indian

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