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Meeting of the Commission of Fine Arts

17 April 2014

9:00 A.M. CONVENE, Suite 312, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001−2728

I. Administration

A. Approval of minutes:
20 March 2014

B. Dates of next meetings:
15 May 2014
19 June 2014
17 July 2014

C. Confirmation of the recommendations from the March 2014 meeting due to the lack of a quorum (see the 20 March 2014 meeting agenda).

D. Report on the approval of one object proposed for acquisition by the Freer Gallery of Art.

E. Recognition of the service of Teresita Fernández, 2011 to 2014.

II. Submissions and Reviews

A. Appendices

Appendix I – Direct Submission Consent Calendar

Appendix II – Shipstead–Luce Act Submissions

Appendix III – Old Georgetown Act Submissions

B. National Park Service

CFA 17/APR/2014–1, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Center, West Potomac Park. New underground visitor education center. Revised concept. (Previous: CFA 16/FEB/12–1)

C. Department of Defense

CFA 17/APR/14–2, Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. New visitor's screening facility at main building entrance adjacent to the Metro station. Concept. (Previous: CFA 20/FEB/14–3)

D. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

CFA 17/APR/14–3, Metro canopy project. Gallery Place west and Dupont Circle north Metro station entrances. New canopies to cover exposed escalator entrances. Concept. (Previous: CFA 16/OCT/03–3)

E. District of Columbia Department of General Services

1. CFA 17/APR/2014–4, River Terrace Special Education Center (former River Terrace Elementary School), 34th and Dix Streets and Anacostia Avenue, NE. Building renovation and additions. Concept. (Previous: CFA 16/JAN/14–7)

2. CFA 17/APR/2014–5, Chuck Brown Memorial Park (Langdon Park), 20th and Franklin Streets, NE. New memorial to musician Chuck Brown. Concept. (Previous: CFA 16/JAN/14–8)

F. District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities

1. CFA 17/APR/2014–6, Metro Memorial Park. A portion of Fort Circle Park, Reservation 497, between Fort Slocum Park and Fort Totten Park, 5720 New Hampshire Avenue, NE (corner of New Hampshire and North Dakota Avenues). New memorial to honor the victims of the 2009 Metrorail Red Line accident. Concept.

2. CFA 17/APR/2014–7, St. Elizabeths East Campus, 2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE and 1100 Alabama Avenue, SE. Installation of temporary public art by artist Sheila Crider. Final.

G. District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Shipstead–Luce Act: Southwest Waterfront Development

S.L. 14–078, Southwest Waterfront Development. Parcel 11b, Maine Avenue and 6th Street, SW. New residential building. Final. (Previous: S.L. 12–070, April 2012)

Last Modified: April 25, 2014