D.C.'s planned WWI Memorial nixes Pershing Park, hopes for National Mall

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D.C.'s planned WWI Memorial nixes Pershing Park, hopes for National Mall

D.C.'s planned WWI Memorial nixes Pershing Park, hopes for National Mall
Nov 09, 2017
Curbed DC

In June 2017, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) pushed against the plans to redevelop Pershing Park. TCLF President and CEO Charles Birnbaum submitted a letter to National Park Service Chief of Resource Management Catherine Dewey, writing that the memorial would have “adverse effects” on the park’s spatial organization and water features.