Construction Begins on NMAH Floor

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Summary

Construction begins on a 1-1/2 year project to repair the outer portions of the fourth-floor roof of the National Museum of American History, recaulk the pink Tennessee marble facade and replace some windows, including all the long, narrow windows in the exhibition areas. No exhibit areas are scheduled to close.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," September 1986, p. 2.

Contact information

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

Date

1986

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Windows
  • Floors
  • Building
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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