Washington, D.C. audio tour: Greenway Quartet: The Summerhouse

Greenway Quartet: The Summerhouse

Walking Tour

20 mins

About the Tour

Your guide’s investigations of the mysterious phenomenon discovered in the Enid A. Haupt Garden continue on a walk through the parks south of Union Station. Join her for the second installment of this fictional walk series.

In the weeks after her encounter with Dorine at the Haupt Garden, your guide has grown distrustful of the things she experienced that day. She wants to understand the phenomenon, but doesn’t know where to turn for answers.

Follow her on the next phase of her adventure through the Lower and Upper Senate Parks to a peculiar structure on the U.S. Capitol West Lawn known as The Summerhouse.

Tour Producer


Kate Gorman

Kate Gorman is a writer and artist working in immersive audio. She wants to enrich people’s understanding of how they interact with the built environment and encourage exploration of the boundary between reality and fiction and what is visible or hidden.

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Major Landmarks

  • Union Station

  • Lower Senate Park

  • Upper Senate Park

  • Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon

  • United States Capitol West Lawn

Directions to Starting Point

The route starts at the Union Station Metro exit on Union Station Drive out front of the station's main building.

The Union Station Metro stop can be reached via the Red Line on Metro Rail. It can also be reached via Metro Bus on the 80, X2, X9, and D8 lines and the D.C. Circulator bus. There is also a Capital Bikeshare pickup/drop off point in Columbus Circle, right in front of Union Station.

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Places to stop along the way

Union Station, National Postal Museum, Japanese American Memorial, Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon, United States Capitol

Best time of day

Daylight hours


Exercise caution when crossing streets.


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Greenway Quartet: The Summerhouse