Blog Posts Tagged with Historic preservation

  • The Eisenhower Memorial: Does it harm DC’s planning legacy?

    18 December 2014
    In the design review process for major national memorials in Washington—a process that almost always takes a decade or more—proposals are inevitably scrutinized for their compatibility with the two fundamental plans for the city, the L’Enfant plan of 1791 and the Senate Park (McMillan) Commission Plan of 1901. The design...
  • West Heating Plant's uncertain future offers opportunities

    5 September 2011
    The General Services Administration is planning to sell the West Heating Plant, a noteworthy federal property in the Georgetown historic district of Washington, D.C. The building is highly significant in many ways and its future should be carefully considered by various federal and local government entities before final action is...