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Those distinctive brown signs outside federal buildings in D.C. have vanished

Mar 15, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Tim Masters was driving home to Bethesda, Md., from the Library of Congress a couple of weeks ago when he saw the signs. Or, rather, when he didn't see the signs.

Tim didn't see a single one of those distinctive signs that for decades have marked the entrances to federal buildings in the District.

If you're from Washington - or ever watched a news report from here - you can probably conjure one of the signs in your mind's eye right now: wide, brown, about 10 feet tall, ...