An Act To reserve a site for the use of the Smithsonian Institution

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The portion of the Mall bounded by Third Street, Maryland Avenue, Fourth Street, and Jefferson Drive in the District of Columbia is reserved as a site for the future public uses of the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian Institution may not make any use of the portion of the Mall described in the first section of this Act unless such use is first approved by the Congress.


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Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 89 Stat. 407
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

89 Stat. 407 (1975); Pub. L. No. 94-74 (Book)

Contact information

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


  • 1977
  • 08/08/1975


Public lands


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


Public Law

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Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 407

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