As a new DC resident, I couldn't escape the obligatory Capitol building shot. It was completed in 1800, renovated after the British partially burnt it down during The War of 1812 and expanded over the years to accommodate new members of congress as the country admitted new states. It is among the top ten most iconic buildings in America, along with five(!) other DC structures.
I am itching to go back in the day to take a closer look at the Statue of Freedom on top of the dome, but before I dig into that I have a week-long trip to Sicily.