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CFA 19/JUL/12-2

Location: 
United States
Owner: 
National Park Service
Property: 
Memorial to Victims of the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932–1933
Description: 
NPS Reservation #78, at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, and F and North Capitol Streets. New memorial
Review Type: 
Final
Previous Review: 

Letter

30 July 2012

Dear Mr. Whitesell:

In its meeting of 19 July, the Commission of Fine Arts reviewed the proposed design for the Memorial to the Victims of the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of 1932–1933. The Commission approved the submission subject to review of the final design details, and delegated this review to the Commission staff.

The Commission members expressed appreciation for the development of the preferred competition alternative to create a cleaner and more focused design. They recommended refinement of details of the design, such as the treatment of the stone frame surrounding the bronze panel to avoid a heavy appearance, as well as stone and inscription details, as part of the project's final documentation. Please consult with the Commission staff for completion of this final review.

Sincerely,

/s/Thomas E. Luebke, FAIA
Secretary

Steve Whitesell, Regional Director
National Park Service, National Capital Region
1100 Ohio Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20242

cc: Mary Katherine Lanzillotta, Hartman-Cox Architects
Larysa Kurylas, The Kurylas Studio