Meridian House is a residential jewel, designed by John Russell Pope, who designed the Jefferson Memorial. In 1929, Meridian House was described by Architectural Forum as: "Perhaps as fine a piece of work of its kind as this country can show..." #archweek12
The National Archives Building, 1935 Architect: John Russell Pope Architectural style: Classical Revival Known informally as Archives I, it is the original headquarters of the National Archives and Records Administration. Washington, D.C.
An early design sketch for the National Gallery of Art by architect John Russell Pope Copyright © 2012 National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Plattsburgh's city hall was designed by John Russell Pope, the same architect who designed Washington, D.C.'s Jefferson Memorial.
East Fourth Street (Cincinnati Gas & Electric Building by John Russell Pope, Architect to the left) Cincinnati
In 1934, Congress authorized the construction of a memorial to honor Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States. He is considered the political philosopher of the American Revolution. He also drafted the Declaration of Independence. Architect John Russell Pope, who designed the memorial, used some of Jefferson's own architectural preferences in his design.
Meridian House is considered by many to be the finest example of French architecture in the United States. Designed by architect John Russell Pope, Meridian is surrounded by elegant stone walls sheltering a grove of linden trees and lush gardens. Photo by Stacey Vaeth Photography