National Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art owns the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Western Hemisphere

United States Capitol
United States Capitol

The U.S. Capitol (completed in the year 1800) is the seat of the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. The Capitol is the origin point at which the District's four quadrants meet, and around which the city was laid out.

Curvature
Curvature

A grouped balustrade with a fountain and arched motives on West facade of United States Capitol 

The Cape Florida lighthouse
The Cape Florida lighthouse

Rebuilt in 1846 from the ruins of the original one that was constructed in 1825.

The original lighthouse was the scene of bloody battles between the early settlers here and the Seminole Indians. The lighthouse is the oldest building in Miami-Dade County.

 

The angle
The angle

Gargoyles of the Biltmore Esatet, NC

Pedimented balcony composition
Pedimented balcony composition

Two storied balustered balcony with gargoyles (that contain a water spout through the mouth) in the facade of The Biltmore Estate