Quad construction

ID: 85-5-8 or SIA85-5-08

Creator: Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: February 1985

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Summary

View of the Quadrangle construction, looking from the top of the Smithsonian Institution Building toward the Forrestal Building across Independence Avenue, shows the honeycomb effect that observers can see as the structure rises out of the pit, January 1985. This photo was taken with a wide angle.

Author

Ploskonka, Jeffrey

Subject

  • South Yard
  • United States Dept. of Energy James G. Forrestal Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, February 1985.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: February 1985

Contact information

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

Date

1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Cranes, derricks, etc
  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Grounds
  • Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex
  • Underground construction

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial

ID Number

85-5-8 or SIA85-5-08

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9 1/2w x 6 1/2h; Type of Image: Aerial; Medium: Photographic print

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