Capital's Hirshhorn Museum to be Circular

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Summary

Article discusses details of the building and garden plan, presented at a public meeting of the National Capital Planning Commission. Design includes a reflecting pool stretching almost 500 feet across the Mall from the museum to the National Archives, with the sculpture garden around it.

Subject

  • Bunshaft, Gordon 1909-1990
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The New York Times (Newspaper)

Contact information

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

Date

July 29, 1967

Topic

  • Reflecting Pool
  • Architecture
  • Grounds
  • Buildings
  • Facilities

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

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