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National Mall Coalition Opinions and Coverage in the Media 

Advocating for Recreational Sports on the National Mall:

July 24, 2018
National Mall Softball Reprieve Was Example of D.C.-Federal Communication
Roll Call

Involving the Public in Ongoing Discussions about Public Use of the Mall:

June 18, 2018
Coalition Chair Feldman Addresses Public Use and Recreational Sports on the National Mall
Panelist, Town Hall with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

May 13, 2018
Arthur Cotton Moore’s Unbuilt Washington
Washingtonian

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

April 6, 2018
Arthur Cotton Moore – Architect, Master Planner, Author – Washington, D.C.
Panelist, Our Town with Andy Ockershausen

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

January 5, 2018
D.C.’s Architect: Inside Arthur Cotton Moore’s Ideas to Remake the Capital
Washington Business Journal

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

November 3, 2017
On the Waterfront with Arthur Cotton Moore
Panelist, Tim Persinko

Opposing a Memorial Design that Desecrates L’Enfant’s Vision for Maryland Avenue:

October 31, 2017
With groundbreaking, elusive Eisenhower Memorial moves from dream to reality
The Washington Post

Advocating for a New Visionary Plan to Allow Future Mall Preservation:

September 21, 2017
What Happens When a Superstorm Hits D.C.?
Rolling Stone

Opposing a Memorial Design that Desecrates L’Enfant’s Vision for Maryland Avenue:

August 22, 2017
President Trump Authorizes A Global War On Terror Memorial
Panelist, WAMU (88.5)

Advocating Public Engagement in Shaping the Mall Legacy as Public Open Space:

November 10, 2015
The National Mall and the Politics of Public Space 
Panelist, New York University in Washington Program

Promoting a Comprehensive Vision for the Entire Mall Not Just Individual Areas:

December 16, 2014
Public gets first opportunity to comment on $2 billion Smithsonian plan 
The Washington Post

Involving the Public in Ongoing Discussions about Public Use of the Mall:

June 25, 2014
Agreement keeps Folklife Festival on the Mall for next five years
The Washington Post

Protecting Public Use of the Open Space:

January 19, 2014
It’s a National Mall Not a National Park
Letter to the Editor, The Washington Post

Advancing the Mall’s Role as Public Open Space:

August 22, 2013
Shaping the City: The National Mall as America’s Gathering Place
Panelist, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU Washington

Opposing a Memorial Design that Desecrates L’Enfant’s Vision for Maryland Avenue:

March 29, 2012
What Is the Right Way to Honor Ike?
Letter to the Editor, The New York Times

Security Barriers “reflect fear, not the optimism inherent in a democracy”:

January 26, 2011
Securing D.C. 
Travel + Leisure

Advocating a New Comprehensive Visionary Plan to Allow Future Mall Growth

July 31, 2008
Mall Sprawl 
The Washington Examiner

Coverage of the National Mall Underground

September 11, 2018
One Way To Protect The National Mall From Flooding: A Huge Underground Cistern
DCist

March 27, 2017
In the future, here’s where you might park on the Mall — under it
Washington Business Journal

March-April, 2015
6 Transportation Projects That Could Change Washington
The Washingtonian magazine, March 31, 2015 (April 2015 print issue)

July 2, 2014
The only thing missing from the National Mall? Reasonable Parking
Scripps News (Reposted by news channel websites in Baltimore, West Palm Beach, San Diego, Kansas City, Detroit, Cleveland, Tulsa, and Cincinnati)

July 2, 2014
Parking lot proposed under the National Mall
Washington Business Journal

July 2, 2014
Group urges Congress to study building parking garage under National Mall
WJLA (NewsChannel 8)

July 2, 2014
This Group Wants to Put a Parking Garage Under the National Mall
In The Capital

July 1, 2014
Proposal would mean underground parking at the National Mall
WTOP Radio

July 1, 2014
Group Still Trying to Sway Congress to Explore National Mall Underground Project
DCist

April 30, 2014
D.C. Lacks Bus Parking Along National Mall, Study Shows
CBS DC

November 22, 2013
National Mall Underground Parking Proposed
NBC 4 Washington

October 25, 2013
Group Still Pushing Congress to Explore National Mall Underground
Dcist.com

March 31, 2013
Underground Parking Proposed for the National Mall
FOX 5 Washington

March 30, 2013
Imagine Parking under the National Mall
Editorial Board, The Washington Post