|The National Cathedral is one of the tourist
attractions in Washington.
The start was dedicated by Theodore Roosevelt in 1903, and the last stone
was dedicated by Bill Clinton.
Construction took nearly 100 years.
Outside of the building is cut limestone.
|The outside stucco on this
incredible. The stucco on this circa
1929 house is portland cement stucco
The walls are as straight as they
Note the decorative band, also portland
cement, run in place.
|Another view of the band
slant for water deflection, and a .
Walls are straight as indicated by the window returns.
The door surround and window sills are cut limestone.
|Interior plaster is excellent.
Note the plaster moldings.
These were run in place.
|Another view of the plaster.|