Walter Reed Campus

Located in northwest Washington between 16th Street and Georgia Avenue, the 113-acre Walter Reed Campus was one of the most famous military facilities in the United States.  Its hospital opened its doors in 1909 to ten patients, and fourteen years later Gen. John J....

Streets, Roads, Parking, and Bridges

Chosen by Congress as the site for a permanent seat of government in 1790, Washington became one of the few cities in the world planned expressly as a national capital.  Pierre-Charles L’Enfant’s plan was influenced by Baroque landscape architecture, with wide avenues...

Fort Circle Parks

While today the Fort Circle Parks are largely unknown and generally neglected, the overarching fact is that they are, indeed, still here. The views from the former hilltop fortifications are spectacular. Equally impressive are the views of them, from nearly every part...

Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan sets the framework that shapes changes to the City. For as long as DC has had a Comprehensive Plan, the Committee of 100 has worked with the Office of Planning, DC Council and other organizations on the text of the Plan. The DC elements of the...