Construction Begins on the Hirshhorn

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Summary

Construction begins on the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden by the Piracci Construction Company.

Subject

  • Bunshaft, Gordon 1909-1990
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • The AR gives the date as March 23, 1970.
  • Fact sheet from the Office of Public Affairs regarding the opening of the Hirshhorn
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1970, p. 80

Contact information

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

Date

March 25, 1970

Topic

  • Building
  • Buildings

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