Getting ready for The Big Day.
Blocking off the sidewalks to pedestrian traffic.
All the metal trashcans on Pennsylvania Avenue were picked up last night and replaced with these clear plastic bags.
The National Archives building gleamed in the morning sun.
A lovely old building, the Fireman's Insurance Building. Nowadays, of course, it is a Starbucks.
Huge loudspeaker arrays have been hoisted onto poles along the route. These are in front of the Newseum.