The skyline of Washington, DC, including the U.S. Capitol building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and National Mall, is seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Could a new law change this view in the next few years?
The skyline of Washington, DC, including the U.S. Capitol building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and National Mall, is seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Could a new law change this view in the next few years? - 

Leaders in Washington D.C. are talking about changing the current height regulations on buildings in the city. The city is famous for having no skyscrapers -- and a building height limit of 130 feet in many places.

But would changing the height restrictions also change the economy in Washington?

Here to talk with us in today's Mid-day Extra is Shalom Baranes, a DC-based architect.

Follow Jeremy Hobson at @jeremyhobson