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World War I Memorial Act of 2014 - H. R. 4489 / S.2264

Making its way through Congress - World War I Memorial Act of 2014 - H. R. 4489. (also S.2264).  -- Note: this would  redesignate Pershing Park as the “National World War I Memorial”

 

To designate memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes.

HPRB Agenda and Consent Calendar July 24 and 31, 2014

Greetings: This document and staff reports related to the July 24 and 31 Historic Preservation Review Board Meeting and Public Hearings are posted on our website at:

http://planning.dc.gov/DC/Planning/Historic+Preservation/About+HPO+&+HPRB/Who+We+Are/Historic+Preservation+Review+Board/Agendas+and+Reports/HPRB+July+24+and+31+2014

 

 

Rubenstein donates $12.35 million to the National Park Foundation to Restore Arlington House

David Rubenstein donates lead Centennial gift of $12.35 million to the National Park Foundation to Restore Arlington House
 

News Release Date: July 17, 2014 

Contact: National Park Service: Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles, 202-619-7177 

Contact: National Park Foundation: Marjorie Hall, 202-354-6480 

Gift exemplifies ‘Patriotic Philanthropy,’ as the 2016 National Park Service centennial approaches

Gift is Rubenstein’s third major donation to honor the legacy of George Washington

Raze applications received by HPO - July 17, 2014 notice

Raze permit applications recently submitted to the Historic Preservation Office for an administrative clearance are filed on the HPO website at the following abbreviated URL:     http://tinyurl.com/3erfa7y under "Related Documents".       HPO provides this general public announcement because of the frequent neighborhood interest in raze applications.

 Addresses included in this report:

5836 MacArthur Boulevard NW (ANC 3D) – dwelling

42335, 2351 Raynolds Place NE (ANC 8B) – dwelling  

What Does the “Washington Post March” Have to Do With the Embassy of Peru?

What Does the “Washington Post March” Have to Do With the Embassy of Peru?

by Stephen A. Hansen*

PUBLISHED: JULY 14TH, 2014, Intowner newspaper

 

For images associated with this article, as well as older Was Once Was postings, please visit: http://intowner.com/what-once-was-in-washington-d-c/

 

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