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Great Depression Monument, United States

From series “The Most Unusual Statues and Monuments”
In Washington, next to the memorial Franklin Delano Roosevelt is the Great Depression Monument. Five bronze figures of men, who are frozen in the patient poses symbolize a series around bread. During the Great Depression the ranks around the free foods were much longer. The author of the sculpture composition is George Segal, the well-known American sculptor and painter.

The original monument is part of the extensive memorial park. In the immediate vicinity of him there is a lot of the other sight-worth and symbolic sculptures. However, the Great Depression Monument is the most popular among tourists. In the series behind the bronze figures one can make very beautiful and unusual photos.

After the original photoshooting you can walk through the memorial park. One of the main features of the park is the variety of the miraculous waterfalls that are equally symbolic - symbolizing the difficult economic problems the US had to experience in Roosevelt's government. The Roosevelt Monument, which is located in the center of the park, is one of the most controversial and controversial monuments in the United States. The author of the monument, Lawrence Halprin, has presented the chairman sitting in a wheelchair. To the beginning - Cloud Gate Monument

Great Depression Monument - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'ATM' located in 1.05 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Greenbrier Co' is located in 1.83 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Mid Atlantic Petroleum Product' in 2.08 km
Supermarket: 'FoBoGro' in 1.51 km
Parking: 'Memorial Parking' in 0.9 km
Apotheek: 'CVS Pharmacy - Photo' in 1.43 km
Police station: 'U.S. Park Police' in 1.22 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Restaurant Associates' in 1.02 km
Railway station: 'Smithsonian Metro Station' in 1.47 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Kerama Airport KJP - in 1 km
 »  Ronald Reagan National Airport DCA - in 3 km
 »  College Park Airport CGS - in 14 km
 »  Andrews Air Force Base Airport ADW - in 17 km
 »  Davison Army Airfield Airport DAA - in 22 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Great Depression Monument

"Courtyard by Marriott Washington, D.C./Foggy Bottom"

Located in 1 km from Great Depression Monument
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Rooms: 144
On-site dining for breakfast and lunch is available at The Bistro. Guests staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Washington D.C./Foggy Bottom can also … More: photo, rates and booking
Zen Hospitality at Meridian at Gallery Place

Located in 2 km from Great Depression Monument
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Rooms: 2
The Zen Hospitality at Meridian at Gallery Place apartment has a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, as well as a living room with flat-screen … More: photo, rates and booking
Zen Hospitality at 425 Mass Apartments

Located in 3 km from Great Depression Monument
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Rooms: 2
Zen Hospitality at 425 Mass Apartments has a living room with sofa bed and 2 flat-screen cable TVs. The two-bedroom apartment has 2 bathrooms and an … More: photo, rates and booking
Woodley Park Guest House

Located in 4 km from Great Depression Monument
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Rooms: 15
Each guest room at the Woodley Park Guest House features an en suite bathroom and a writing desk. They include air-conditioning, antique furnishings … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Great Depression Monument - Washington DC

Washington also has the fabulous Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden , a walk through which promises to be no less interesting and informative. Those who prefer elite sports do not have to give up their favorite entertainment Langston Golf Course located in a picturesque place and occupying a vast territory provides its services to many holidaymakers. You can safely go on holiday with the whole family, as wonderful outdoor recreation areas are equipped here for its guests.
One of the main entertainments for guests of Washington is shopping and shopping malls. Shopping fans should definitely visit the Eastern Market where you can buy not only fresh vegetables and fruits but also beautiful flowers, as well as a lot of interesting treats, colorful souvenirs, interior decorations, and artworks.

For memorable gifts, you can go to Georgetown Flea Market , which is popular among antiques collectors. Among the products presented here are beautiful paintings and tapestries, vases of various shapes and sizes, handmade crafts and other antiques. The Indian Craft Shop is extremely popular among ladies. This seemingly ordinary jewelry store offers customers exclusive products made of silver and semiprecious stones. Nightlife fans are strongly recommended to visit Fur Club, the largest in the city. Its dance floor can easily accommodate up to 2,500 people at one time.
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