Design Team To Present Plans For National African-American Museum
NCPC to Hear Information Presentation on the
National Museum of African American History and Culture
NIST Master Plan, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and VA Medical Center also on agenda
Washington, DC – At its next monthly meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 12:30 p.m., the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) will hear an information presentation from the team designing the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Representatives from the Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup architectural team will present their winning entry and discuss the museum’s design direction.
The Commission will then review three action items including a master plan update for the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The other agenda items include proposed changes and additions to the tour entrance bridge at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in southwest DC, and an update to the master plan for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA) in northwest DC.
Who: National Capital Planning Commission
What: Information presentation:
· National Museum of African American History and Culture
Agenda Action Items:
· National Institute of Standards and Technology Master Plan
· Bureau of Engraving and Printing tour entrance bridge
· Veterans Affairs Medical Center Master Plan and related projects
When: Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: 401 9th Street, NW – North Lobby, Suite 500, Washington, DC
The National Capital Planning Commission is the federal government’s central planning agency in the District of Columbia and surrounding counties in Maryland and Virginia. The Commission provides overall planning guidance for federal land and buildings in the region. It also reviews the design of federal projects and memorials, oversees long-range planning for future development, and monitors capital investment by federal agencies.
National Capital Planning Commission, 401 9th Street, NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004 United States