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WJLA, November 18, 2011

What D.C. could have looked like (photos)

A new exhibit at the National Building Museum, Unbuilt Washington, explores what D.C. could have looked like if, say, a Maryland architect's design to put a chicken at the top of the Capitol had been approved, or someone's idea to move the White House to Meridian Hill and make it a palace had gone through. Other parts of the exhibition explore ideas by architecture firms for modern revisions to the city. Watch WJLA at 11 p.m. tonight for the full story.

Proposal for the completion of the Washington Monument by H.R. Searle circa 1877, from the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.