The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (see also AAA) is a non-profit, charitable organization based in Washington, DC that is dedicated to saving lives through traffic safety research and education. Since its founding in 1947, the AAA Foundation has sponsored over 200 projects related to highway safety, covering topics such as distracted, impaired, and drowsy driving; road rage; graduated driver licensing; driver's education and training; and pedestrian safety. The AAA Foundation research agenda is centered on four priority areas, known as the Centers of Excellence: Teen Driver Safety; Senior Safety and Mobility; Roadway Safety (the U.S. Road Assessment Program); and Safety Culture. Research in each of these areas is intended to identify the causes and consequences of motor vehicle crashes, evaluate possible countermeasures and solutions, and offer recommendations for achieving the overarching goal of preventing injuries and fatalities on the nation's highways.
Executive Tower (Washington, D.C.) is a high-rise office building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C. Its construction was completed in 2001. It rises to a height of 153 feet (47 m), having 12 floors. The architect of the building was Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality (GLMA) is an international organization of approximately 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally (LGBT) healthcare professionals and students of all disciplines, including physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, behavioral health specialists, researchers and acamedicians, and their supporters in the United States and internationally. Founded in 1981 as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights, GLMA "came out of the closet" and changed its name in 1994 to the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. GLMA changed its name again in 2012 to GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality, later adding the Q to the tagline in 2018.
The Institute of International Finance, Inc. (IIF) is a global association or trade group of financial institutions. It was created by 38 banks of leading industrialized countries in 1983 in response to the international debt crisis of the early 1980s. See the arguments in support of this in.
The Atlas Network, formerly known as the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, is a nonprofit organization based in the United States. The group aims to promote free-market economic policies across the world. The stated mission of the Atlas Network is "To strengthen the worldwide freedom movement by cultivating a highly effective and expansive network that inspires and incentivizes all committed individuals and organizations to achieve lasting impact." The Atlas Network has awarded grants of over $20 million. Atlas promotes think tanks that support private-property rights, limited government, the rule of law, and market economics. The Atlas Network is not named after Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is an American government-backed agency for sustaining fish, wildlife, plants, and habitats.
Area code 202 is the North American telephone area code for Washington, D.C.. The area code was one of the original area codes established in October 1947 by AT&T in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP).
Freedom Plaza, originally known as Western Plaza, is an open plaza in Northwest Washington, D.C., United States, located at the corner of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, adjacent to Pershing Park. The John A. Wilson Building, the seat of the District of Columbia government, faces the plaza, as does the historic National Theatre, which has been visited by every U.S. President since it opened in 1835. Three large hotels are to the north and west. The National Park Service administers the Plaza as part of its Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site and coordinates the Plaza's activities.
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue is a highrise office building in Washington D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue. The height of the building is, 49 m (160 ft.) It has approximately 14 floors and its construction ended in 1987. The building serves as the headquarters of The Carlyle Group.
1099 14th Street NW, also known as Franklin Court, is a high-rise Postmodern office building located in Washington, D.C., in the United States. Constructed in 1992 as part of the redevelopment of the Franklin Square area from a red-light district to an area of office buildings, it is a Class A office building with 11 stories aboveground, four below, and a mezzanine. Its tower, when built, was the highest in the city.
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue is a mid-rise Postmodern office building located in Washington, D.C., in the United States. It is 180 feet (55 m) tall, has 14 stories, and has a four-story underground parking garage. It is a "contributing" resource to the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (MLKML) is the central facility of the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL). Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the 400,000 square foot (37,000 m²) steel, brick, and glass structure, and it is a rare example of modern architecture in Washington, D.C.
Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) is a proposed Armenian museum in Washington, D.C., United States, run by the Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial Inc. (AGM&M). The project was launched in 2000 and is yet to be finalized.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Americans United or AU for short) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advocates separation of church and state. The separation of church and state is a legal doctrine set forth in the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which states "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."
1333 H Street is a high-rise building in Northwest Washington, D.C. The building rises 12 floors and 157 feet (48 m) in height.
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue is a highrise skyscraper office building in Washington, D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue. The building is 49 m (160 ft) tall and has approximately 13 floors. Its construction ended in 1981. It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP.
The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. (named The Columbia Historical Society until 1988) is an educational foundation and museum dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of Washington, D.C. The society provides lectures, exhibits, classes, community events, and other educational programs as part of its mission. In addition, the society's Kiplinger Research Library houses a collection of books, maps, photographs, and other materials relevant to the history of the city.
1090 Vermont Avenue NW is a high-rise modernist office building in Washington, D.C., which is tied with the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel as the fourth-tallest commercial building in the city (as of January 2010). The building is 187 feet (57 metres) high and has 12 floors. It contained about 160,000 square feet (14,880 square metres) of space when it first opened, but only 150,000 square feet (13,905 square metres) by 1998. Internal build-outs increased the interior space to 187,000 square feet (17,391 square metres) by 2006.
1101 New York Avenue is a high-rise building located in Washington, D.C., United States. Designed by architect Kevin Roche, its construction was completed in 2007. The glass clad structure rises to 50 metres (160 ft), containing 12 floors and notched corners to allow for more window offices. The building is tied for the 20th tallest building in Washington D.C.
1430 K Street is a high-rise building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C. The building was constructed in 2005 and its construction was completed in 2006. On its completion, the building rose to 150 feet (46 m), featuring 12 floors. The building serves as an office and parking garage.
1310 G Street is a high-rise skyscraper building located in Washington, D.C., United States. Its construction was completed in 1992. With its completion, the building rose to 154 feet (47 m), and featured 12 floors with 59,652 m² in total floor area. The architect of the building was Skidmore, Owings & Merrill who designed the postmodern architectural style of the building. The high-rise serves as an office building.
1010 Mass is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 15 floors and 157 feet (48 m) in height. The building was designed by architectural firm Esocoff & Associates and was completed in 2007, making it one of the most recently constructed high-rises in the city. As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the city, tied in rank with 1620 L Street, 1333 H Street, 1000 Connecticut Avenue, the Republic Building, 1111 19th Street, the Army and Navy Club Building and the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. 1010 Mass is an example of postmodern architecture, with a facade composed of brick and cast stone. The structure is composed almost entirely of residential units, with a total of 163 condominiums; the lowest floor is used for retail. The entire structure also rises above a 169-unit underground parking garage.
Raleigh Hotel was an historic high-rise office and then hotel building located in Washington, D.C., United States, on 12th Street, N.W., and Pennsylvania Avenue, in the downtown neighborhood.
The Swartzell, Rheem and Hensey Company Building is a neo-classical building on 727 15th Street NW, Washington DC. It was designed by architect Paul J. Pelz in 1907 for a local brokerage firm, which neighbored other brokers in this section of 15th Street neighboring the US Treasury.
The Cooperative Hall of Fame recognizes individuals from the United States who have made outstanding contributions to cooperatives. The Hall of Fame was established in 1974 and is administered by the Cooperative Development Foundation. Nominations from the cooperative community are reviewed yearly by two committees composed of cooperative leaders. The committees make recommendations to the Board of Directors of National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA), who make the final decision.
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is a think tank founded in 2000 and based in Washington, D.C. that advocates for tougher evaluations of classroom teachers. It is primarily known for its Teacher Prep Review, a report released in June 2013 that found American teacher education programs largely inadequate.
Les Trois Grâces is a set of three public artworks by French-American sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. The Three Graces are part of the National Museum of Women in the Arts New York Avenue Sculpture Project.
The International Biometric Society (IBS) is an international professional and academic society promoting the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods in the biosciences.
One Franklin Square is a high-rise building at 1301 K Street NW, in Washington, D.C., United States.
Nana on a Dolphin is a public artwork by French sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. Nana on a Dolphin is part of the National Museum of Women in the Arts New York Avenue Sculpture Project and has also been on display at the home of Nicole Salinger in Provence, France.
The Shops at National Place is a three-level, indoor shopping mall located in downtown Washington, D.C. in the 16-story National Place Building. It is located on the block bounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, F Street, between 13th and 14th Streets NW, the former site of the Munsey Trust Building. It is located near the Metro Center station of the Washington Metro system.
Number 23 Basketball Player is a sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle.
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is a high-rise building located in Washington, D.C., United States. It opened in 1989 as the Ramada Renaissance Techworld Hotel. The architect of the building was Smith-Williams Group, who proposed the architectural style of the building, which is postmodern. The building rises to 190 feet (58 m) containing 15 stories and 807 units. The building is part of the TechWorld Plaza complex.
The Sun Building (also known as the Baltimore Sun Building or American Bank Building) is an historic building, located at 1317 F Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the Downtown Washington, D.C. neighborhood.
The Republic Building is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C. The building rises 13 floors and 157 feet (48 m) in height. It was designed by architectural firm Smith McMahon Architects, and was completed in 1991. As of July 2008, the structure stands as the 24th-tallest building in the city, tied in rank with 1620 L Street, 1333 H Street, 1000 Connecticut Avenue, 1111 19th Street, 1010 Mass, the Army and Navy Club Building and the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. The Republic Building is composed entirely of commercial office space.
The Structural Adjustment Participatory Review International Network (SAPRIN), based in Washington, D.C., United States and launched by the World Bank and its former president, James Wolfensohn in 1997, is a coalition of civil society organizations, their governments and the World Bank researching about structural adjustment programs and exploring new policies implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in developing countries.
The Masonic Temple in Washington, District of Columbia is a building from 1903. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987, and is also on the D.C. Inventory List of Historic Sites. The building currently houses the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a large nonprofit association in the United States representing early childhood education teachers, para-educators, center directors, trainers, college educators, families of young children, policy makers, and advocates. NAEYC is focused on improving the well-being of young children, with particular emphasis on the quality of educational and developmental services for children from birth through age 8.
The Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. was a convention center located one block southwest at 909 H Street NW, occupying the city block bounded by New York Avenue, 9th Street, H Street, and 11th Street. Construction on the center began in 1980, and it opened on December 10, 1983. At 800,000 square feet (74,000 m2), it was the fourth largest facility in the United States at the time. However, during the 1980s and 1990s, numerous larger and more modern facilities were constructed around the country, and by 1997 the Washington Convention Center had become the 30th largest facility.
William T. Golden Center for Science and Engineering is a high-rise building in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. Completed in 1996, the building rises to 151 feet (46 m) and has 12 floors. The architects of the building were Davis, Carter, Scott Ltd. and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, who designed the postmodern building. This building is the headquarters to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a non-profit organization established in 1848 that aims to advance science around the world.
Sky Landscape is a sculpture by Louise Nevelson.
The Westory Building is an historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on both the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. The building was designed by architect Henry L.A. Jekel and built between 1907-1908. The present structure includes an expansion of the original structure. The expansion was designed by Shalom Baranes Associates and completed in 1990. The building is now twelve-stories above ground rising to a height of 155.62 feet (47 m). It also has three-stories below ground.
The Munsey Trust Building was a historic high-rise office building located in Washington, D.C., United States, on E Street, N.W., between 13th and 14th Streets (adjacent to the National Theatre in the nation's capital city).
Renaissance is a public artwork by American artist David Bakalar, located at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., United States.
The Washington Campus (TWC) is a university consortium located in Washington, D.C., U.S., founded in December 1978. Its first executive and academic programs began in 1979. The lead founder of the Consortium was by L. William Seidman, former economic advisor to President Gerald Ford, 14th and the 14th Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Washington Gas Building is a high-rise building located in the United States capital of Washington, D.C.. It rises to 152 feet (46 m) with approximately 15 floors. The building's construction was completed in 1941. The architects of the building were Jarrett C. White and Leon Chatelain, Jr.
The Economic Policy Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit American think tank based in Washington, D.C. that carries out economic research and analyzes the economic impact of policies and proposals. The EPI describes itself as a non-partisan think tank that "seeks to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions". It is affiliated with the labor movement, and is usually described as presenting a liberal viewpoint on public policy issues. The EPI has a sister organization, the EPI Policy Center, which is a 501(c)(4) organization for advocacy and education. The EPI advocates for policies they say are favorable for low- to moderate-income families in the United States. The EPI also assesses current economic policies and proposes new policies that EPI believes will protect and improve the living standards of working families.
The Inter-American Foundation, or IAF, is an independent agency of the United States government that funds development projects undertaken by grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was created through the Foreign Assistance Act of 1969 as an experimental alternative to traditional foreign assistance that operates government-to-government on a much larger scale. The IAF receives its funds through annual allocations by Congress and from the Social Progress Trust Fund administered by the Inter-American Development Bank and consisting of payments on U.S. government loans extended under the Alliance for Progress to various Latin American and Caribbean governments. Since beginning operations in 1972, the IAF has awarded 4,920 grants worth more than $665 million.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. It claims to represent about 650 corporations involved in production, refinement, distribution, and many other aspects of the petroleum industry.
The Hudson Institute is a politically conservative, 501(c)(3) non-profit American think tank based in Washington, D.C. It was founded in 1961 in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, by futurist, military strategist, and systems theorist Herman Kahn and his colleagues at the RAND Corporation.
The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) is a public interest, not-for-profit environmental law firm founded in 1989 in the United States to strengthen international and comparative environmental law and policy around the world. With offices in Washington, DC and Geneva, Switzerland, CIEL’s staff of international attorneys provide legal counsel and advocacy, policy research and capacity building in the areas of biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, human rights and the environment, international financial institutions, law and communities, and trade and sustainable development.
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) is an American non profit organization, 501(c)(3), located in Washington, DC. Established in 1981, the organization is dedicated to informing the news media, teachers, and other groups about the need for lab animals in medical and scientific research. The organization, together with its partner, the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR), argues that promoting animal research leads to improved health for both humans and animals.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is one of the largest trade associations in the United States, based upon 2011 annual budgets. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent United States government agency that provides grants of up to $250,000 for operational assistance, enterprise expansion and market linkage to early stage agriculture, energy, and youth-led enterprises that benefit underserved communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is a jointly staffed office established April 15, 2005 by the United States to improve the nation’s capability to detect and report unauthorized attempts to import, possess, store, develop, or transport nuclear or radiological material for use against the nation, and to further enhance this capability over time.
The Future of Privacy Forum is a Washington DC based think tank and advocacy group focused on issues of data privacy. It is jointly supported by corporate sponsors and foundations. Corporate members include AT&T, Comcast, Facebook, Google, Intelius and Microsoft, while foundation supporters include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Science Foundation, and Digital Trust Foundation. The organization is run by Jules Polonetsky, the former chief privacy officer for AOL and Doubleclick. The founder and co-chair is Christopher Wolf, a lawyer who leads the privacy group at the law firm of Hogan Lovells. In 2015, the Future of Privacy Forum announced Washington and Lee University School of Law as its academic partner.
American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is a membership association of almost 10,000 professionals in the United States sponsoring conferences and providing professional services primarily to those who study the implementation of government policy, public administration, and, to a lesser degree, programs of civil society. Its annual conference is an important meeting for those interested in bureaucracy, civic engagement, program evaluation, public management and other public administration topics, such as budgeting and budget theory, government strategic planning, policy analysis, contract administration, personnel management, and related topics.
The American Hotel and Lodging Association (formerly American Hotel and Motel Association, and before that American Hotel Association) is an industry trade group with thousands of members including hotel brands, owners, management companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), independent hotels, bed and breakfasts, state hotel associations and industry partners and suppliers. Its role at various times has included the publication of hotel directories, market research, support of standardization efforts, public or political advocacy for the interests of hotel owners and the establishment or promotion of training programs and facilities for hotel personnel.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a nonprofit association of educational institutions. It serves professionals in the field of educational advancement. This field encompasses alumni relations, communications, marketing and development (fund-raising) for educational institutions such as universities and independent or private schools.
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) is a nonprofit national alliance of education programs, which is dedicated to professional development of Pre-K-12 teachers and school leaders.
Strayer University is a private, for-profit university in the United States. It was founded in 1892 as Strayer's Business College and later became Strayer College, before being granted university status in 1998. Strayer University operates under the holding company Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA), which was established in 1996 and rebranded with the merger with Capella University.
The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company Building is a historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
America's Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest cross-sector alliance of nonprofit, community organizations, businesses, and government organization dedicated to improving the lives of young people.
Asbury United Methodist Church is a historic church in Northwest, Washington, D.C.
Engine Company 16-Truck Company 3 is a fire station or Firehouse and a historic structure located in the Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on both the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. The three-story brick building was designed by Albert L. Harris and built in 1932.
The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, Old Main Building is a historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
Commodore John Barry is a bronze statue of John Barry, by John Boyle.
The Almas Temple is a Masonic building facing Franklin Square at 1315 K St NW in Washington, DC. It houses Almas Shrine, a sub-group for Shriner’s International whose headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida. The edifice is in the Moorish architectural style and features an elaborate, multicolored terra-cotta façade. It was constructed in 1929 by Allen H. Potts, a member of the temple.
Arbre Serpents is a sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle.
The Brownley Confectionery Building is an historic structure located in Downtown Washington, D.C. The architectural firm of Porter & Lockie designed the building, which is one of the last Art Deco commercial buildings in the downtown area. The limestone façade features aluminum spandrel panels. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
The Consortium for School Networking, or CoSN, is a member-based association and advocacy group based in Washington, DC, United States, which promotes partnerships and awareness of emerging technologies amongst technology decision-makers in K-12 education.
Edmund Burke is a bronze full length statue of Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke by British artist James Havard Thomas. The original is in Bristol, England, with a second cast on Massachusetts Avenue at 11th and "L" Streets, NW, in Washington, D.C., United States.
600 Thirteenth Street is a highrise office and retail building in Washington D.C. on Thirteenth Street. It has approximately 12 floors and its construction ended in 1997.
The Armenian National Institute (ANI) is a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to the research of Armenian Genocide. It was founded in 1997 by the Armenian Assembly of America to bring more awareness to the Armenian Genocide. The abbreviation of the Institute, ANI, is the name of the medieval capital of Armenia.
The Chase's Theater and Riggs Building, also known as the Keith-Albee Theater and the Keith-Albee Building, was a historic building located at 1426 G Street and 615-627 15th Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., in the city's Downtown area.
700 Eleventh Street is a high-rise building and this is the second tallest commercial building in Washington, D.C.. The building is a twin building to Metro Center I, which is one block away. The building stands at 199 feet (61 meters) with 13 floors, and was completed in 1992. It is currently the 6th-tallest building in Washington, D.C. The architectural firm who designed the building was the firms Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (New York), Melvin Mitchell Architects.