|Though many departures have been made from L'Enfant's original plan, its spirit continues|
to guide and inspire the urban planners of Washington, DC, and cities around the world.
|Pierre Charles L'Enfant|
|The Capitol (Senate wing), ca. 1800. |
That's Pennsylvania Ave. going off to the right.
|From Georgetown to the Anacostia River, L'Enfant's plan foresaw a century of growth with|
|This Civil War era map of Washington, DC, gives an indication of just how much the |
20th century changed the face of the city. Note the original design for the Washington
Monument in the lower left corner.