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May 31 Exterior of Renwick Gallery (19th c.)

May 31 Court of Claims Building Transferred to SI

 

May 31 Court of Claims Building Transferred to SI

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Year: 
1966
Month: 
may
Day: 
31
Date: 
Tue, 1966-05-31

The Court of Claims Building is turned over to the Smithsonian Institution for renovation into the Renwick Gallery of Art (P.L. 89-435). The building served as the first Corcoran Gallery of Art and was designed by architect James Renwick, Jr., who also designed the Smithsonian Institution Building.