Tallest buildings in D.C.: Can D.C. get any higher?
This week, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) teamed up with Mayor Vincent Gray to talk about lessening the restrictions on how high things can get in the District, and no, we're not talking about medical marijuana. Here's a look at the tallest buildings in the District.
At 555 feet, the Washington Monument is the tallest structure in D.C. It was the tallest structure in the world as 1884 to 1889, but now the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates dwarfs this stubby structure at 2,723 feet.