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"America's Main Street"

Pennsylvania Avenue alias America's Main Street is one of the renowned streets in the world due to its historic and cultural significance. The historic district is home to numerous famous structures and locations like the White House, Capitol Building, Ford's Theatre, Peace Monument and many more. Back in 1791, the French-American architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant was bestowed with the responsibility of planning the avenue covering the Congress House (the US Capitol Building) on Jenkins Hill (Capitol Hill) and the President's House (the White House) by then president- George Washington. Pennsylvania Avenue was not only Washington's first downtown street but also the place where numerous historical events took place. A few notable mentions being the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and James A. Garfield, six presidential funerals, the celebration of the end of the American Civil War and the presidential election parades. On September 30, 1965, Pennsylvania Avenue was designated as a National Historic Site.
Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, National Mall, Washington, DC, United States, 20001
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"America's Main Street"
Pennsylvania Avenue alias America's Main Street is one of the renowned streets in the world due to its historic and cultural significance. The historic district is home to numerous famous structures and locations like the White House, Capitol Building, Ford's Theatre, Peace Monument and many more. Back in 1791, the French-American architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant was bestowed with the responsibility of planning the avenue covering the Congress House (the US Capitol Building) on Jenkins Hill (Capitol Hill) and the President's House (the White House) by then president- George Washington. Pennsylvania Avenue was not only Washington's first downtown street but also the place where numerous historical events took place. A few notable mentions being the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and James A. Garfield, six presidential funerals, the celebration of the end of the American Civil War and the presidential election parades. On September 30, 1965, Pennsylvania Avenue was designated as a National Historic Site.
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