Photograph by Stephen St. John, NGS

Watergate (Juarez Circle N.W.)

These high-rise apartment buildings in the fashionable Foggy Bottom neighborhood were made famous by operatives of Richard Nixon’s 1972 reelection campaign. The complex also houses shops and cafés. If you’d like to eavesdrop on history, check out the Nixon Watergate tapes at the National Archive facility in College Park, Maryland. Call +1 301 713 6950 for information.