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Summary

The newly renovated Bird House opens after the renovation which began in 1963. The Indoor Flight Cage was created, and during this renovation the elaborate cast concrete entrance designed by Stephen Haweis was transferred to interior of the building and became the new entrance to the Indoor Flight Cage.

Subject

  • Haweis, Stephen
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Bird House (NZP)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7225, Box 2, Folder "Undated", Brochure "Presenting the New."

Contact information

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

Date

February 11, 1965

Topic

  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Openings
  • Indoor Flight Cage
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction
  • Buildings--Conservation and restoration

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