The What’s Out There Washington DC Guide from The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) is the latest in a new series, deriving from our What’s Out There database of more than 1,700 landscapes and collects these by geographic region, coupled with maps and overarching historic reviews.


From its monumental core to the smallest of parks, the landscape legacy of Washington, D.C. is one meant to inspire the world, to promote democracy, and to stand as an enduring work of art.
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Explore a diverse range of nationally significant landscape types and styles through original and concise illustrated essays of more than 75 examples and view their locations on an interactive map.
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Since its origination in 1791, planning for the District has attracted visionaries. Read biographies of more than 50 landscape architects and, for some, watch original oral history videos about their process.
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