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In modern times, the American people have given new life to this grand public space in ways never imagined by past generations.

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President Washington had a hand in the founding of the capital with a monument to himself at its heart.

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Today the unformed expanse of the 60 acre Monument grounds shows little evidence of the ideas of the past.

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Critics complained during construction that a giant obelisk was the wrong symbol for America, and alternatives were proposed.

30th Jun 2010 | Posted in: Slider, Uncategorized Comments Off on The WAMO Competition gives us an opportunity to help shape the future with creative ideas.
The WAMO Competition gives us an opportunity to help shape the future with creative ideas.

30th Jun 2010 | Posted in: Slider, Uncategorized Comments Off on What are your ideas to make the grounds more welcoming, educational, and effectively used by the public?
What are your ideas to make the grounds more welcoming, educational, and effectively used by the public?

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Earlier generations imagined a variety of designs for the Monument and its grounds.

30th Jun 2010 | Posted in: Slider, Uncategorized Comments Off on Some looked for inspiration in European royal gardens, others in the natural ecology of the original Potomac River setting.
Some looked for inspiration in European royal gardens, others in the natural ecology of the original Potomac River setting.

21st May 2010 | Posted in: Slider, Uncategorized Comments Off on Can the Washington Monument grounds be made more welcoming, educational, and effectively used by the public?
Can the Washington Monument grounds be made more welcoming, educational, and effectively used by the public?

20th May 2010 | Posted in: Slider Comments Off on The Stage 1 jury met on January 28th, 2011 and walked the Monument grounds. They deliberated and chose 24 semi-finalists.
The Stage 1 jury met on January 28th, 2011 and walked the Monument grounds.  They deliberated and chose 24 semi-finalists.