The Smithsonian: The Making of a Melange

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Summary

In this article, "The Smithsonian: The Making of a Melange," Dean argues that the Smithsonian or "nation's attic" had been allowed to spread all over the National Mall without benefit of a master architectural plan.

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

Dean is Senior Editor of AIA Journal

Contained within

AIA Journal (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

1981

Topic

  • Design
  • Museum buildings
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Museum architecture
  • Development of
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture--Design and plans

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Mall
  • Washington (D.C.)

Physical description

Number of pages: 07; Page numbers: 42-48

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