NMAH Begins Renovation

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In fiscal year 1988, the National Museum of American History begins to implement the first of four phases of its master space plan, which includes new heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and fire prevention systems, a new public address system, new communication lines, a new roofing system, and removal of asbestos. The renovations are planned to take place over five years.


National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1988. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989, p. 129.

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  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings
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  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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