North Public Escalator, NMAH, Removed

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Summary

The north public escalator in the National Museum of American History is removed to make way for "George Washington: A Figure Upon the Stage." The removal of this escalator provides over 4,000 square feet of exhibit space on the second floor in the north central section behind the Star Spangled Banner. The exhibit is scheduled to debut February 22, 1982.

Subject

  • George Washington: A Figure Upon the Stage (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Star-Spangled Banner (Flag)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 3/1981, p. 6

Contact information

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

Date

May 15, 1981

Topic

  • Second floor
  • Architecture
  • American History Building
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Exhibitions
  • Escalators
  • Facilities Planning
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • American History Building--Second floor

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