With the end of daylight savings, November brings darker commutes and that nagging feeling of wondering “where the day went?” But at Meridian it also brings the wonderful opportunity to catch the spectacular sunsets of late fall. With a distinct vantage point, perched atop Meridian Hill, the views overlooking the city in the rapidly diminishing light as it scatters and reflects off the clouds is truly mesmerizing.
For more than 50 years, Meridian International Center has been a place where global leaders come together and future leaders are found, but the history of diplomacy at Meridian’s campus spans over a century. Ambassador Henry White was the first owner of what is now the White-Meyer House at 1624 Crescent Place. The red brick Georgian home was completed in 1912 and designed by John Russell Pope, the well-known architect of numerous landmarks in the nation’s capital, including the Jefferson Memorial and National Gallery of Art. Continue