Snow on the National Mall in Front of the Natural History Building, 1936, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, The Natural History Building, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, viewed from a snow-covered National Mall with its cleared roads and walking paths. Several 'No Parking / At Any Time' signs are visible dispersed across the mall. A dozen cars are parked along Madison Drive. A figure is visible on the path leading across the Mall from Madison Drive..