Trucks Haul Dirt for Quad Construction

ID: 2004-4100

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1984

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 2, Folder: Torch Quad Shots

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Summary

Trucks are hauling dirt from the construction site in preparation for the Smithsonian Institution's $73.2 million underground complex on the Quad which includes the National Museum of African Art, the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and a circular kiosk to the S. Dillon Ripley International Center. Visible behind the construction site are the Arts & Industries Building and the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle."

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Arts and Industries Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Box 2, Folder: Torch Quad Shots

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1984

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Trucks
  • Construction
  • Underground construction
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Northwest
  • United States of America
  • Washington
  • Smithsonian Quadrangle Complex

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

2004-4100

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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