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Washington, D.C.: Architecture and City Planning




This list represents a selection of books on architecture and city planning in Washington, D.C., available at the Interior Library. Within each section, books are listed alphabetically by the author's last name. Please direct inquiries or concerns to the Reference Librarian at 202-208-5815 between 7:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except Federal holidays.


Contents


History of Washington


E743 .B338 2002
Marching on Washington: the forging of an American political tradition
Barber, Lucy G. (Lucy Grace), 1964-

ND235 .W3 C64 1983
The Capital image: painters in Washington, 1800-1915
Cosentino, Andrew J.

F198 .D75
Frederick Douglass: a lecture on our national capital: [exhibition catalog held at the] Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

F194 .F87
Washington, a chronological & documentary history, 1790-1970
Furer, Howard B., 1934-

NA735 .W3 G66
Capital losses: a cultural history of Washington's destroyed buildings
Goode, James M.

F202 .A5 H87
The Anacostia story, 1608-1930
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel.

UA928.5 .W3 K89 2006
This is only a test: how Washington, D.C. prepared for nuclear war
Krugler, David F., 1969-

E476.66 .L44 2007
Desperate engagement: how a little-known Civil War battle saved Washington, D.C., and changed the course of American history
Leepson, Marc, 1945-

E356 .W3 P49 2000
The burning of Washington: the British invasion of 1814
Pitch, Anthony.

F195 .S79 2008
Washington burning: how a Frenchman's vision of our nation's capital survived Congress, the Founding Fathers, and the invading British Army
Standiford, Les.

F194 .T16
Washington, the nation's capital
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

F199 .W73 2004
Washington, D.C.: the World War II years
Williams, Paul Kelsey.
 

Planning the Built Environment


F106 .E46 B3
Andrew and Joseph Ellicott: the plans of Washington City and the village of Buffalo and some of the persons concerned
Bartlett, George Hunter, 1856-1931

NA9085 .L47 B47 2007
Grand avenues: the story of the French visionary who designed Washington, D.C
Berg, Scott W.

F197 .B67 2008
Washington: the making of the American capital
Bordewich, Fergus M.

F199 .P21
Papers relating to the improvement of the city of Washington, District of Columbia
Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932

F194 .C87
A city for the nation: the Army Engineers and the building of Washington, D.C., 1790-1967
Cowdrey, Albert E.

F194 .W34 1998
The Washington, D.C. subdivision process and study of the Columbia Real Estate Title Insurance Company, Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia. Historic Preservation Division

HT168 .W3 F37 2008
Building the body politic: power and urban space in Washington, D.C
Farrar, Margaret E., 1970-

NA735 .W3 P37 2007
Paris on the Potomac: the French influence on the architecture and art of Washington, D.C
Field, Cynthia R.

NA9127 .W2 G87
The Federal City: plans & realities: the history
Gutheim, Frederick Albert, 1908-

HT168 .W3
The National Capital Planning Commission and the politics of planning in the Nation's Capital
Harman, Douglas

SB483 .W3 A44 1956
The contributions of Charles Carroll Glover and other citizens to the development of the national capital
Heine, Cornelius W.

F195.5 .H45 1998
Historic utility system study, Washington, D.C.
Heritage US (Firm)

HE372 .W3 1944
Transportation survey and plan for the central area of Washington, D.C.
J.E. Greiner Company

F195 .P15 1945
Thomas Jefferson and the national capital: containing notes and correspondence exchanged between Jefferson, Washington, L'Enfant, Ellicott, Hallet, Thornton, Latrobe, the commissioners, and others, relating to the founding, surveying, planning, designing, constructing, and administering of the city of Washington, 1783-1818
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

NA735 .W3 K643 1991
The Commission of Fine Arts, a brief history, 1910-1990
Kohler, Sue A.

NA9127 .W2 K64 2006
Designing the nation's capital: the 1901 plan for Washington, D.C.
Kohler, Sue A.

F203.5 .M2 M25 2002
The Mall in Washington, 1791-1991
Longstreth, Richard W.

NA712 .C36 2013
Civic art: a centennial history of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
Luebke, Thomas E.

F194 .M45 1997
City of magnificent intentions: a history of Washington, District of Columbia
Melder, Keith E.

F191 .G4 NO.2
Public street illumination in Washington, D.C.: an illustrated history
Noreen, Sarah Pressey

NA4413 .W37 N67 1977
Latrobe, Jefferson, and the National Capitol
Norton, Paul F.

F203.5 .D9 O5
Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .F2 O5
Farragut Square, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .F8 O5
Franklin Park, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

HT168 .W3 P44
The Pennsylvania Avenue plan, 1974
Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

F203.7 .P4 P4 1978
Historic preservation plan of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation
Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

NA9127 .W2 A541 1964
Pennsylvania Avenue: report of the President's Council on Pennsylvania Avenue
President's Council on Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S.)

NA9127 .W2 R4
Monumental Washington; the planning and development of the Capital center
Reps, John William

HE396 .C5 S29 2005
The great national project: a history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Sanderlin, Walter S., 1920-

UG24 .D58 S36 2005
Capital engineers: the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the development of Washington, D.C. 1790-2004
Scott, Pamela, 1944-

F203 .A1 U5
A historical summary of the work of the Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C. and vicinity, 1852-1952
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

HT168 .W3 W37
Washington, design of the federal city
United States. National Archives and Records Service

HT168 .W3 U42 2004
Comprehensive plan for the National Capital: federal elements
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

HT168 .W3 U524 1982
Comprehensive plan for the national capital: federal goals for the national capital
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

HT168 .W3 U45 1983
Comprehensive plan for the national capital: parks, open space and natural features
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

NA9127 .W2 U55 1997
Extending the legacy: planning America's capital for the 21st century
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

HT168 .W3 U524 2000
Memorials and museums master plan: draft
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

HT168 .W3 U52 2006
Worthy of the nation: Washington, DC, from L'Enfant to the National Capital Planning Commission
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

F203.7 .P4 U5
The Pennsylvania Avenue district in United States history: a report on the national significance of Pennsylvania Avenue and historically related environs, Washington, D.C.
United States. National Park Service. Division of Historic Studies


Tour the City


F192.3 .B83 2003
Washington schlepped here: walking in the nation's capital
Buckley, Christopher, 1952-

F202 .G3 C37 1999
Historic Georgetown: a walking tour
Carrier, Thomas J.

SB435.52 .W18 C48
City of Trees: the complete botanical and historical guide to the trees of Washington, D.C.
Choukas-Bradley, Melanie

F195 .C66 2010
Mr. Lincoln's forts: a guide to the Civil War defenses of Washington
Cooling, B. Franklin

F202 .G3 D45
A walk through Georgetown; a guided stroll that details the history and charm of old Georgetown
Delany, Kevin

F192.3 .E84 1999
On this spot: pinpointing the past in Washington, D.C.
Evelyn, Douglas E., 1941-

GV199.42 .W17 F57 1996
Country walks near Washington
Fisher, Alan (Alan Hall)

NB235 .W3 G66
The outdoor sculpture of Washington, D.C. A comprehensive historical guide
Goode, James M.

F192.3 .K46 1983
Washington past and present: a guide to the Nation's capital
Kennon, Donald R., 1948-

F192.3 .L44
Mr. Lincoln's city: an illustrated guide to the Civil War sites of Washington
Lee, Richard M. (Richard McGowan)

F192.3 .O25 1992
The new Washington one-day trip book: 101 offbeat excursions in and around the Nation's Capital
Ockershausen, Jane

F187 .C47 S23 2007
Discovering the C & O Canal and adjacent Potomac River
Sabatke, Mark D.

F199 .F3 1968
Washington, D.C.; a guide to the Nation's Capital
Writers' Program (Washington, D.C.)


Architecture of Washington


NA735 .W3 G84 1974
A Guide to the architecture of Washington, D.C
Cox, Warren J.

F195 .F6
River, port & capital; the architectural and natural landmarks of Washington
Foley, Connie

NA735 .W3 J3
A guide to the architecture of Washington, D.C.
Jacobsen, Hugh Newell

NA735 .W3 K644
Sixteenth Street architecture
Kohler, Sue A.

NA735 .W3 M32
Historic buildings of Washington, D.C.
Maddex, Diane

BL2527 .W18 M49 2001
Myths in stone: religious dimensions of Washington, D.C.
Meyer, Jeffrey F.

NA735 .W3 M64 2006
AIA guide to the architecture of Washington, D.C.
Moeller, Gerard Martin

NA735 .W3 I83 2007
The Italian legacy in Washington, D.C.: architecture, design, art and culture
Molinari, Luca

NA735 .W3 M66 1982
Washington, houses of the Capital
Moore, Derry

TG25 .W3 M99
Bridges and the City of Washington
Myer, Donald Beekman

F203 .A5 M99
Building the Potomac Aqueduct, 1830
Myer, Donald Beekman

NK1590 .Z63 O94 2002
The secret architecture of our nation's capital: the Masons and the building of Washington, D.C
Ovason, David

NA735 .W3 S36 1993
Buildings of the District of Columbia
Scott, Pamela, 1944-

F202 .G3 U45 1974
Georgetown historic waterfront, Washington, D.C. A review of canal and riverside architecture
United States. Commission of Fine Arts

NA735 .W3 C6
Massachusetts Avenue architecture
United States. Commission of Fine Arts

F187 .C47 U582
Single-span aqueducts, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Canal National Historical Park, Md.-D.C.-Va.
Unrau, Harlan D.

NA705 .A25 NO.8
Washington, D.C., architecture--Market Square
Urban Design and Development Corporation


Drawings, Photographs, Maps, and Plans


F198 .N45 2006
99 historic images of Civil War Washington
Adelman, Garry E.

G1275 .B16
Baist's real estate atlas of surveys of Washington, District of Columbia map: complete in four volumes
Baist, G. Wm. (George William), 1859-1927

F194 .M95
Pictures of the city of Washington in the past
Busey, Samuel C. (Samuel Clagett), 1828-1901

F194 .L43 2000
Washington album: a pictorial history of the nation's capital
Levey, Bob, 1945-

NA9127 .W2 A517
The grand design; an exhibition tracing the evolution of the L'Enfant plan and subsequent plans for the development of Pennsylvania Avenue and the Mall area
Library of Congress

G1276 .S1 M54 2002
Washington in maps, 1606-2000
Miller, Iris, 1938-

F194 .P37 2004
Washington through two centuries: a history in maps and images
Passonneau, Joseph

NA2695 .U6 L533 2005
Capital drawings: architectural designs for Washington, D.C., from the Library of Congress
Peatross, C. Ford

F195 .R3 1980
Old Washington, D.C., in early photographs, 1846-1932
Reed, Robert Carroll, 1937-

F202 .C2 W55 2004
Capitol Hill
Williams, Paul Kelsey

F203.5 .D8 W55 2000
Dupont Circle
Williams, Paul Kelsey

F202 .S7 W55 2005
Southwest Washington, D.C
Williams, Paul Kelsey

F202 .W66 W55 2003
Woodley Park
Williams, Paul Kelsey


The Capitol


F204 .C2 A45 1978
We, the people: the story of the United States Capitol, its past and its promise
Aikman, Lonnelle

F204 .C2 A458 2001
History of the United States Capitol: a chronicle of design, construction, and politics
Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-

NA4411 .A58 1990
The United States Capitol: a brief architectural history
Allen, William C. (William Charles), 1950-

F204 .C2 B79 2007
Glenn Brown's History of the United States Capitol
Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932

NA4411 .U55 2000
The United States Capitol: designing and decorating a national icon
Kennon, Donald R., 1948-

F204 .C2 A46 1988
The Capitol: a pictorial history of the Capitol and of the Congress
United States. Congress

F204 .C2 D6
Documentary history of the construction and development of the United States Capitol building and grounds
United States. Congress. House. Commission on Construction of House Office Building

ND237 .B877 W65 1998
Constantino Brumidi: artist of the Capitol
Wolanin, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann)


The White House


F204 .W5 A5 1978
The living White House
Aikman, Lonnelle

F204 .W5 L87 2011
The Black history of the White House
Lusane, Clarence, 1953-

NK8700.5 .U62 W26 1992
White House stone carving: builders and restorers
Nelson, Lee H.

NA4443 .W3 R9
The White House: an architectural history
Ryan, William, 1914-

F204 .W5 S25 2008
Historic photos of the White House
Salmon, Emily J.

F204 .W5 S43 1986
The president's house: a history
Seale, William

NA4443 .W3 W55 1998
The White House & President's Park: comprehensive design plan and draft environmental impact statement
United States. National Park Service

NA4443 .W3 W56 2000
The White House & President's Park: comprehensive design plan
United States. National Park Service

NA4443 .W3 W55 1998A
The White House & President's Park: comprehensive design plan summary
United States. National Park Service

SB466 .U63 W55 2010
The White House gardens and grounds
United States. National Park Service

F204 .W5 W63 2008
The White House grounds and gardens, 2000-2004
United States. National Park Service

F204 .W5 W56 2000
Real life at the White House: two hundred years of daily life at America's most famous residence
Whitcomb, John

F204 .W5 W6 1979
The White House: an historic guide
White House Historical Association

F204 .W5 W73
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Wolff, Perry


Other Buildings


E76.86 .W182 N377 2004
Spirit of a Native place: building the National Museum of the American Indian
Blue Spruce, Duane

F204 .D4 N2
Decatur House
Bullock, Helen Claire Duprey, 1905-

Z733 .U6 E53 2004
Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress: for Congress, the nation & the world
Cole, John Young, 1940-

Z733 .U6 C595 2000
America's library: the story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000
Conaway, James

F204 .U5 H54 1988
Union Station: a decorative history of Washington's grand terminal
Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-

NA4227 .W2 L6 1986
The Interior Building: its architecture and its art
Look, David W.

UG412 .W3 M2
General background Forts Mahan, Chaplin, Dupont, Davis
McCormick, Charles H. (Charles Howard), 1932-

F204 .U5 O5
Construction history of Union Station, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

Q11 .O93 1978
Hints on public architecture: containing, among other illustrations, views and plans of the Smithsonian Institution: together with an appendix relative to building materials
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877

E457.64 .P56 2003
Lincoln's sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home
Pinsker, Matthew

F204 .B5 T45
The Blair-Lee House: guest house of the President
Templeman, Eleanor Lee Reading, 1906-

NA4423 .W3 O4
The Old Executive Office Building: a Victorian masterpiece
United States. Executive Office of the President. Office of Administration

F204 .W7 U5
The Winder Building and its environment
United States. Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation


Memorials


D836 .W37 W68 2004
The World War II Memorial: a grateful nation remembers
Brinkley, Douglas

D836 .W37 B76 2005
Jewel of the Mall: the World War II Memorial
Brown, Stephen R.

NA737 .H27 A65 1998
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial: designed by Lawrence Halprin
Dillon, David, 1941-

F203.5 .M2 M35 2008
The National Mall: rethinking Washington's monumental core
Glazer, Nathan

D836 .W37 G76 2004
World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Grooms, Thomas B.

F203.4 .W3 J24 2005
The Washington Monument: a technical history and catalog of the commemorative stones
Jacob, Judith M.

F203.4 .W3 W32 2004
Washington Monument and associated structures: historic structure report: final report
John Milner Associates

F203.4 .A1 J33 2009
Testament to Union: Civil War monuments in Washington, D.C.
Jacob, Kathryn Allamong

F203.5 .M2 O5
History of the Mall, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.4 .W3 O4
A history of the Washington Monument, 1844-1968, Washington, D.C
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .M2 P46 2007
The Washington National Mall
Penczer, Peter R.

F203.4 .J4 P47 1998
Jefferson Memorial: an essay
Peterson, Merrill D.

F203.4 .J4 T4 1996
Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.: landscape overview
Prothero, Sally

F203.5 .M2 R8 2004
Is the National Mall really national?: a geography of visitors to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Ruckdeschel, Maxwell Morgan

F203.4 .L73 T48 2002
The Lincoln Memorial & American life
Thomas, Christopher A., 1949-

F203.4 .W3 T67 2001
"To the immortal name and memory of George Washington": the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the construction of the Washington Monument
Torres, Louis, 1921-

HT168 .W3 U526 2001
Memorials and museums master plan
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

F203.5 .M2 U55 2010
Final National Mall plan, environmental impact statement
United States. National Park Service

F203.4 .F7 F7 1997
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
United States. National Park Service

E160 .U623 NO.129
Lincoln Memorial: a guide to the Lincoln Memorial, District of Columbia
United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications


Parks


NA9127 .W2 B43 2006
L'Enfant's legacy: public open spaces in Washington, D.C.
Bednar, Michael J.

F203.5 .R6 B87 1990
Historic resource study: Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia
Bushong, William

F187 .C47 C27 2006
The C & O Canal: from great national project to national historic park
Camagna, Dorothy, 1957-

F204 .D8 C76 2000
Cultural landscape report: Dumbarton Oaks Park, Rock Creek Park
Cultural Landscape Program (United States. National Park Service. National Capital Region)

F203.4 .L73 C8 1999
Cultural landscape report: West Potomac Park, Lincoln Memorial Grounds, National Capital Parks Central
Cultural Landscape Program (United States. National Park Service. National Capital Region)

QK73 .U62 U553 2007
A botanic garden for the nation: the United States Botanic Garden
Fallen, Anne-Catherine

SB483 .W3 A44
A history of National Capital Parks
Heine, Cornelius W.

F187 .C47 H54 2000
The C & O Canal companion
High, Mike

F203.5 .L2 K3
Washington's history-haunted square (Lafayette Park)
Kemenyas, Leonard D.

TE25.5 .R6 K8
Historic resource study: Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Suitland Parkway, Baltimore-Washington Parkway
Krakow, Jere L.

F203.5 .R6 M158
Rock Creek Park: an administrative history
Mackintosh, Barry

F191 .N3 NO.1
Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .L7 O5
Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .M9 O5
Mt. Vernon Square, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

F203.5 .P9 O5
The President's Park South, Washington, D.C.
Olszewski, George J.

SB483 .W3 N27 2008
National Park Service National Capital Region administrative history, 1952-2005: final report
Robinson & Associates

NB235 .W3 S27 1985
Sculpture in the parks: statues, monuments and memorials located in the parks of the nation's capital
Ronsisvalle, Joseph A.

NB235 .W3 S7
Statues, monuments, and memorials located in the parks of the National Capital
Ronsisvalle, Joseph A.

QK77 .U6 S65 1993
History of the United States Botanic Garden, 1816-1991
Solit, Karen, 1950-

F203.5 .R6 S64 2003
Rock Creek Park
Spilsbury, Gail

F203.5 .J9 S8
Judiciary Square, Washington, D.C., a park history
Stanley, Joan H.

HT168 .W3 U45 1983
Comprehensive plan for the national capital: parks, open space and natural features
United States. National Capital Planning Commission

B483 .W3 A4
National capital parks
United States. National Park Service

E160 .U623 NO.142
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal: a guide to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland, District of Columbia, and West Virginia
United States. National Park Service. Division of Publications

203.5 .F63 F63 2004
Fort Dupont Park historic resources study: final
United States. National Park Service. National Capital Region

F203.5 .M47 M48 2001
Meridian Hill Park cultural landscape report
United States. National Park Service. National Capital Region