Excavation for Quad Construction

ID: 84-6639-7A or SIA84-6639-07A

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1984

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder: Torch Quad Shots

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Summary

Excavation in preparation for construction of the Smithsonian's $73.2 million underground complex on the Quad to include the National Museum of African Art, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and the S. Dillon Ripley International Center. The Arts and Industries Building is in the background, and on the far left in the background is the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle".

Author

Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 3, Folder: Torch Quad Shots

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1984

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Cranes, derricks, etc
  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Excavation
  • Landscapes
  • Construction equipment
  • Trucks
  • Underground construction

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

84-6639-7A or SIA84-6639-07A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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