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Jul 20 Model of the Quadrangle Viewed from the Southwest

Jul 20 President Jimmy Carter Authorizes Quad Construction

 

Jul 20 President Jimmy Carter Authorizes Quad Construction

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Year: 
1979
Month: 
july
Day: 
20
Date: 
Fri, 1979-07-20

President Jimmy Carter signs a bill (P.L. 96-36) authorizing the appropriation of $500,000 for planning of the South Quadrangle Project. The Quadrangle will be located behind the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle," and will be a center for African, Near Eastern and Asian cultures.