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National Capital Planning Commission

Can Parks and Memorials Happily Co-Exist?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The National Mall in Washington, DC is saturated with monuments and museums and, while there is little support for adding more to the Mall, there is support for continuing the tradition of building monuments in the city.

Obama Announces Various Administration Appointments

Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced several appointments to administration posts on Friday. Among the names listed were Mohamed A. El-Erian and Richar...

GOP Rep. Eyes 'Strategic Changes' To Building Height Law

Posted 11.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An announcement made Thursday by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, coul...

Congressman Wants Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design Rejected

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A Virginia congressman asked a federal panel Friday to reject a design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Wa...