Tag: National Mall

  • Spotty grass at the Washington Monument (Photo courtesy David Luria)

    Coalition comments on NPS Turf Plan

    Scoping for the EA for the National Park Service Reconstruction of the Turf and Soil on the National Mall The need for a comprehensive National Mall master plan to guide […]

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  • CQ Weekly: Managing the Mall for the Masses

    CQ Weekly: Managing the Mall for the Masses

    Dear Coalition Friends: This article appeared in yesterday’s CQ Weekly (Congressional Quarterly), the Vantage Point feature section. CQ WEEKLY – VANTAGE POINT Aug. 10, 2009 – Page 1891 Managing the […]

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  • Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

    Funding Repairs for the National Mall Approved

    Dear Coalition Friends: Great news!  Yesterday, Earth Day, Secretary of Interior Salazar announced funding for repairs to the National Mall — the Reflecting Pool, World War I Memorial, and seawall […]

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  • The traditional decorated wooden Easter Eggs. (Official White House Photo by Stephanie Chasez)

    National Mall and Easter

    Dear Coalition Friends: Yesterday and today, the National Mall was the place history was remembered and traditions celebrated.  See the stories below about yesterday’s Easter Morning concert on the steps […]

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  • Official portrait of Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

    Post: Ken Salazar and the National Mall

    February 23, 2009 Dear Coalition Friends: This editorial in Sunday’s Washington Post tells the welcome good news of the new Administration’s strong support for protecting the National Mall: THE WASHINGTON […]

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  • Our National Mall is a mess. (from July 27, 2006)

    Newsweek: A Mall Overhaul

    Dear Coalition Friends: See the story about the National Mall in the latest Newsweek magazine online: NEWSWEEK A Mall Overhaul Why a major facelift is in store for America’s ‘front […]

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  • Washington Monument from Constitution Gardens. (Carol M. Highsmith/Library of Congress)

    Walking Tours on the National Mall

    Dear Friends: Once again this summer, the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program is offering three walking tours of the National Mall led by me, Coalition Chair Judy Scott Feldman, at 8 […]

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  • FDR Memorial, Washington, D.C. (Library of Congress)

    WalkingTown, DC

    Dear Friends: This spring’s WalkingTown, DC on April 26 and 27 includes two different tour offerings for the National Mall.   See below. The National Coalition to Save Our Mall will […]

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  • Jefferson Memorial, aerial view, Washington, D.C. (Credit: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

    Post letters: An Excess of Inaccessibility

    Dear Coalition Friends: This story has legs. Today’s Washington Post has a cartoon by Tom Toles and two letters to the editor on the security/fear/public lack of access issue at […]

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