Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services
Architectural Records, 1971-1989
Between 1986 and 1989 the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) considered building an addition. Many schemes were considered, all prepared by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The most fully developed scheme is the 7th Street Addition. Other design schemes are: Wraparound Scheme A, Wraparound Scheme C, Bookends Scheme, Bar Scheme, Pavilion Scheme, and others. There are also records of meetings among TAC, the Hirshhorn, the National Capitol Parks and Planning Commission, and the Fine Arts Commission. Also included are Plaza designs by James Van Sweden, Landscape Architect; miscellaneous Plaza drawings; and an original HMSG drawing from 1971.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Van Sweden, James, 1935-2013
- Architects Collaborative Inc.
- United States. Commission of Fine Arts
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-044, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Administration and Museum Support Services, Architectural Records