Pennsylvania Avenue Plan

ID: P-64356 or MAH-P64356

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 36, Folder: Pennsylvania Ave. Plan Photographs

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Photograph of a model of buildings in the Pennsylvania Avenue area. It includes the National Gallery of Art, National Archives, Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution Building, National Museum of Natural History (with wings), on the Mall, and the Old Patent Office Building, now the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum. This model was created before the existence of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and National Air and Space Museum.


  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Archives and Record Administration (NARA)
  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • American Art and Portrait Galleries Building
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation
  • Pension Building
  • National Building Museum (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 36, Folder: Pennsylvania Ave. Plan Photographs

Contact information

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


c. 1965

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Museum buildings
  • Street photography
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Architecture
  • Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Models (representations)
  • Washington, D.C
  • City planning
  • Buildings--Washington, D.C
  • Models
  • Models and modelmaking


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


  • Photographic print
  • Model

ID Number

P-64356 or MAH-P64356

Physical description

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

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