Monday, April 4, 2011

Where in the World?

With its traffic circles and oddly angled blocks, many of us consider Pierre the "L'Enfant terrible" of city planning (sorry!). But he really did create a stunning plan for Washington, noting "[t]he city must be beautiful, due advantage being taken of the hilly nature of the spot for grand or lovely prospects...."

Our selection of map merchandise will let you ponder the city's layout from the safety of your sofa, coffee table, or desk. Magnets and puzzles provide a street-level view of our area, while pillows, coasters, and wine corks from Maine company On the Map zoom out for a regional shot.

No need to feel "lost" for a present with this selection!

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