The Washington, D.C. Metro area is going virtual, thanks to one Minecraft architect, called Thor_IAD. The player revealed his efforts to recreate the region in the popular sandbox video game on the Washington, D.C. section of Reddit.
The Secret Service is moving forward with their plans for a new, higher perimeter fence for the White House. This Thursday, the National Capital Planning Commission voted in approval of the preliminary site and development plans.
In order to avoid future instances of fence-jumpers, the U.S. Secret Service plans on raising the height of the security fence around the White House by five feet. To do so, the plans must be approved by the National Capital Planning Commission.
This fall, ABC released a brand new television show that aims to look at how the U.S. government would be run if it was almost completely obliterated. Designated Survivor, according to Todd VanDerWerff, is an apocalyptic West Wing with crafty satire.
Besides being the home of the U.S. President, the White House in Washington, D.C. is known for many things. It’s known for its Oval Office, for its interior design, but apparently it’s not as well known that the structure was constructed by slaves.
This Thursday, the National Capital Planning Commission will review concept plans for a new perimeter fence and gates at the White House. The concept plans were submitted by the National Park Service in coordination with the U.S. Secret Service.