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Smithsonian National Museum of African American Hist and Cult Construction

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture

Schedule:Smithsonian Institution project currently in design Construction anticipated to begin Fall, 2011. Continue through Fall, 2015.

Location:Between Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive, and between 14th and 15th Sts, NW

Goals of project:

•Construct a museum to house the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Impacts to consider:

•Traffic congestion, pedestrian detours

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Inside the rotunda of the Jefferson Memorial, Thomas Jefferson is quoted, "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."