“Immensely fascinating . . . it’s hard to put the book down.”—Washington Post
“Goode’s scholarly credentials are impeccable; but what makes you want to wallow in this book is his exuberant enthusiasm, his keen appreciation of not just architecture and history but human nature as well. He knows a good story when he hears one, and he shares it with his readers.”—Washington Times
About the Author
is the winner of Washingtonian
magazine's prestigious “Washingtonian of the Year” award. He is the author of Capital Losses: A Cultural History of Washington's Destroyed Buildings, Second Edition
and lives in Washington, DC.