Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn’t awful.
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world.
Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.