Quadrangle Building Design Receives Approval

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The design for the Quadrangle building prepared by Junzo Yoshimura and completed by the firm of Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbot receives general approval from the Commission of Fine Arts.


  • Yoshimura, Junzō 1908-1997
  • Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbot
  • United States Commission of Fine Arts


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 352.

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


April 8, 1980


  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Art museums
  • New Museums
  • Museum architecture
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Buildings
  • Architecture--Design and plans
  • Building

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