National Museum of the American Indian Design Approved

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Summary

The National Capital Planning Commission in April of 1999 gave final approval of the design for the National Museum of the American Indian building on the National Mall between the National Air and Space Museum and the Capitol. Based on a concept by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates and a design by Native American architect Douglas Cardinal, the building design is being formulated by the Office of Design and Construction staff of the Smithsonian.

Subject

  • Cardinal, Douglas
  • Office of Design and Construction)
  • Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates
  • National Capital Planning Commission
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Year 1999. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000, p. 37.

Contact information

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

Date

April 1999

Topic

  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Historians
  • Ethnology
  • Indians of North America
  • Building
  • Buildings
  • Architecture--Design and plans

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • North America

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