A landmark in the nation’s capital, the Washington National Cathedral was under construction for most of the 20th century — from 1907 to 1990. Attracting 700,000 visitors annually, the cathedral was damaged in an August 2011 earthquake; the first phase of repairs has now been completed.
A landmark in the nation’s capital, the Washington National Cathedral was under construction for most of the 20th century — from 1907 to 1990. Attracting 700,000 visitors annually, the cathedral was damaged in an August 2011 earthquake; the first phase of repairs has now been completed. 2013 file photo The Associated Press
A landmark in the nation’s capital, the Washington National Cathedral was under construction for most of the 20th century — from 1907 to 1990. Attracting 700,000 visitors annually, the cathedral was damaged in an August 2011 earthquake; the first phase of repairs has now been completed. 2013 file photo The Associated Press

Washington National Cathedral finishes first stage of earthquake repairs

February 27, 2015 6:00 AM