15th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW
Final design and inscriptions for the South Water Feature of the National Museum of African American History and Culture approved by delegation. See letter dated 24 September 2014. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission.
Dear Dr. Bunch:
The staff of the Commission of Fine Arts has reviewed the final construction documents for the revised design and inscriptions for the South Water Feature for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, now under construction at Constitution Avenue and 14th Street, NW. The final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission and the staff has no objections to the design for the water feature and the inscriptions as submitted.
With the authority delegated by the Commission at its meeting of 16 January 2014, we approve the final plans and the inscriptions for the South Water Feature, as documented in the drawings and materials received and dated 9 September 2014. 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
Dr. Lonnie Bunch, Director
National Museum of African American History and Culture
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 509
Washington, DC 20013–7012
cc: Ann Trowbridge, Smithsonian Institution
David Adjaye, Adjaye Associates
Phil Freelon, The Freelon Group
Kathryn Gustafson, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol