Preliminary Construction of Quad

ID: 85-6243-12

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder Hole at various stages

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Summary

Construction work of the Smithsonian Institution's $73.2 million underground complex on the Quad which includes the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (AMSG), and a circular kiosk to the S. Dillon Ripley International Center. The steel structure for the buildings is being erected in the excavated pit. The Smithsonian Institution Building (SIB), or "Castle," is in the background.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 410 Box 3 Folder Hole at various stages

Contact information

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

Date

1985

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Construction
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Underground construction

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

85-6243-12

Physical description

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

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