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This is an insightful book that sheds the spotlight on the planning of our infant nation's capitol city. The central planner in this was the French born Pierre Charles L'Enfant. Read morePublished on April 6, 2008 by David Montgomery
Most people today would not know of the controversy and opposition to the Statue of Liberty, and the efforts and struggles it took to make a suitable platform for it. Read morePublished on July 3, 2007 by Chuck Brooks
GRAND AVENUES depicts the genius of Pierre Charles L'Enfant and his artistry in designing the capital city of the United States. Read morePublished on May 29, 2007 by Amazon Customer
I've always thought Washington was a beautiful - if not problem-ridden - city, with its wonderful (and confusing) street system and beautiful buildings. Read morePublished on May 7, 2007 by Jill Meyer
Pierre Charles L'Enfant was very close to George Washington. Both were men of great and far-seeing vision. Read morePublished on April 4, 2007 by J. Sikorski