Check this out. It’s a proposed design for a second mall, east of the Capitol Building. Obviously, this was never built, but imagine how different things would be.
The design below was done as part of the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design competition in 1930 for a proposed mall down East Capitol Street. John Louis Rochon Grand of Catholic University did this one.
Source: Library of Congress
Okay, so this wasn’t really planned, but it’s a pretty cool architectural design. What do you think?