Last NASM Hall in A&I to Close

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The north hall displaying "famous firsts" in aviation and space flight history in A&I is scheduled to close on September 1 so that the building may be renovated for the Bicentennial exhibit. This hall was the last section of the A&I still open to the public.


  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • National Air and Space Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 5/1975, p. 1

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


September 1, 1975


  • Closings
  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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