The Washington Monument, located in Washington, D.C., was built to commemorate General George Washington, the first president of the USA. When completed in 1848 it was the worlds tallest stone structure until the completion of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 1889.. These amazingly detailed DIY models start as 4" square steel sheets and finish as amazing 3D models. Use easy to follow instructions to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs, and connect them at the attachment points. Build your collection today!