Constitution Gardens is a bit of a locals’ secret. Quiet, shady and serene, it’s a reminder of the size of the Mall – how can such...
Located in Constitution Gardens, on the little island that floats in the pond there, the Signers' Memorial is a plaza honoring those who...
District of Columbia War Memorial
This small Greek-style temple commemorates local soldiers killed in WWI, making it the only local District memorial on the Mall. Twelve...
Reflecting Pool information
Henry Bacon, who designed the Lincoln Memorial, also conceived the iconic Reflecting Pool, modeling it after the canals at Versailles and Fontainebleau. The 0.3-mile-long pond holds 6.75 million gallons of water that circulate in from the nearby Tidal Basin. The site is all gussied up after a $34 million renovation completed in 2012.