Category Archives: National Mall

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Bartholdi Fountain: It’s Electric!

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Famous for sculpting the Statue of Liberty, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi also created the “Fountain of Water and Light” for America’s centennial in 1876. Originally lit by 12 gas-lamps, it was a highlight nighttime attractions in DC.  By 1915, the fountain was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America! Xoxo, District of Sculpture

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Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi’s “Fountain of Light and Water” to be featured soon on District of Sculpture! (Photo collage by Julie Flygare)

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D.C. War Memorial Re-Opens: Clean and Controversial

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The D.C. War Memorial is a secret garden on the National Mall.  Steps from the Lincoln, World War II and Martin Luther King Jr. Memorials, it stands secluded from the pomp and circumstance (and tourists) of the surrounding spaces. Visiting … Continue reading

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District of Sculpture Photograph in FotoWeek DC 2011 Exhibit

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Last Friday, FotoWeek DC kicked off with two exciting launch parties. The festivities began at 5pm at FotoWeek CENTRAL headquarters at 18th & L street NW. The large trendy space was bustling with people and bumping with music. My good friend … Continue reading

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District of Sculpture Photographer Julie Flygare Wins First Place in FotoWeek DC’s International Awards Competition 2011

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I’m thrilled to announce that a team of International Awards Judges awarded my photograph, “MLK’s Spirit Walking,” First Place in the 2011 FotoWeek DC‘s International Awards Competition for the “Mobile Phone Spirit of DC” category. The FotoWeek DC’s Mobile Phone Spirit of Washington … Continue reading

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The Strength of Stone and The Hope of Light

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Forty-eight years ago today – Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.  In commemoration, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial dedication was scheduled for today, August 28, 2011. … Continue reading

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Infinity and Beyond

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Remember  finding shapes and objects in clouds as a kid? At first, you saw nothing, but then a lion or old man’s face appeared. Jose de Rivera’s Infinity is like a cloud, an 800-pound stainless steel cloud, floating above the … Continue reading