|February 25, 2004|
There is a 15 foot white wall all around the Washington Memorial, which was built to protect the memorial. This limits a 360 degrees access to the memorial, the only way to walk up to the memorial is via the 14th Street entrance.
The White House also has limited access, a few years ago I was able to walk by the road between Lafayette Park and the White House. Today the road is block off from public access and an ugly green fence prevents you from accessing the wall from Lafayette Park. If you plan to take day photos of the White House you are better off doing it from the South Lawn or Pennsylvania Ave.
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