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After 3 years of repairs, DC's Washington Monument reopens

America's best-known obelisk reopens to the public on Thursday after more than three years of construction on a new security facility and renovations to its elevator system.


The Washington Monument will again welcome visitors up to its observation deck, where, from more than 500 feet in the air, visitors can see national landmarks including the U.S. Capitol, Washington National Cathedral, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial.


https://www.npr.org/2019/09/19/761868410/our-long-3-year-wait-is-over-the-washington-monument-reopens

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