Philip Kennicott

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Philip Kennicott is the art and architecture critic for the Washington Post.

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The $500 million Museum of the Bible opened today, just off the National Mall.

Museum of the Bible opens in Washington DC

The $500 million Museum of the Bible opened today, just off the National Mall.

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t The lobby of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in the Watergate Office Building Photo by Frances Anderton 
 Buildings can be architecturally significant, and politically…

Watergate Offices; Trump Hotel

t The lobby of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in the Watergate Office Building Photo by Frances Anderton Buildings can be architecturally significant, and politically…

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A hundred years after the idea was first floated, the Smithsonian's  National Museum of African American History and Culture  will open its doors.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

A hundred years after the idea was first floated, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its doors.

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