Photos: D.C. Prepares for 57th Presidential Inauguration.

"A supporter reacts in front of the CNN news set on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as she watches a telecast of the swearing-in of President Barack Obama Sunday, January 20, 2013."

“A supporter reacts on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as she watches a telecast of the swearing-in of President Barack Obama Sunday, January 20, 2013.”

"he sun rises as a pedestrian passes by the entrance of Union Station in Washington, D.C. on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013."

“The sun rises as a pedestrian passes by the entrance of Union Station in Washington, D.C. on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013.”

"Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN's AC360, acknowledges spectators from atop the CNN press riser on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013."

“Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s AC360, acknowledges spectators from atop the CNN press riser on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013.”

"CNN chief national correspondent John King reacts atop the CNN press riser on the National Mall in Washington on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013."

“CNN chief national correspondent John King reacts atop the CNN press riser on the National Mall in Washington on the day before the 57th Presidential Inauguration Sunday, January 20, 2013.”

Here are a few shots from the activity around the National Mall as Washington D.C. prepares for the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

I’m not going to post much now, but I will say that the mall was far more subdued a day before this inauguration than it was back in 2009.

More to come from Inauguration Day soon.