The presidential inauguration typically draws large crowds to the city, but this year, the event will feature entirely televised performances and speeches.
Amid security threats after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been encouraged to stay home and watch the ceremony play out online rather than stand in from of the Capitol. Thousands of National Guard members are stationed around D.C., and the Foggy Bottom Campus has been declared a “green zone” limited to residents and businesses.
In case you’re not in the District, here are some of the sights around campus as Inauguration Day nears:
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