CFA 16/MAR/17-f


Fort Bonifacio
City of Makati, Philippines

American Battle Monuments Commission
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
New visitor center
Review Type
Previous Review


Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 28 February 2017. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission.


Dear Secretary Cleland:

The staff of the Commission of Fine Arts has reviewed the final plans for the new visitor center building at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines. The staff has no objections to the final plans for this project.

With the authority delegated by the Commission at its meeting of 21 July 2016, we approve the final plans for the visitor center building, as documented in the materials received and dated 17 February 2017. If there are any additional changes please contact the staff to determine if additional review will be required. As always, the staff is available to assist you with future submissions.


/s/Thomas E. Luebke, FAIA

The Honorable Max Cleland, Secretary
American Battle Monuments Commission
2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201-3367

cc: Harry G. Robinson III, TRG Consulting Global
David Richter, Richter Architects