Commons Dining Room Opens in Castle

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Summary

The west wing of the Smithsonian Institution Building is opened as the Commons, a dining facility for staff and contributing members.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Associates, The
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building West Wing

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Field, Cynthia R., Richard E. Stamm, and Heather P. Ewing. The Castle: An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993., p. xv

Contact information

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

Date

1971

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Personnel management
  • Repair and reconstruction
  • Employees
  • Restaurants
  • Buildings
  • Buildings--Repair and reconstruction

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