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National Mall and Memorial Parks information



Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial logo

Planning Process

Public Comments Reports:
Public Scoping Report for Newsletter #1 - 2007 (pdf)
Public Comments Report for Newsletter #3 Alternatives - 2008 (pdf)
Public Comments Report for Newsletter #4: A Preliminary Preferred Alternative - 2009 (pdf)

Issues and Objectives of Planning (pdf)

Glossary of Planning Terms (pdf)

Park Foundation Statement:
National Mall Plan - Park Foundation Statement (pdf)
— a 12-page report summarizing the park purpose(s) based on legislation; examines the significance, fundamental and values, plus primary interpretive themes.

Legal Considerations:
Legal Considerations (pdf)

National Capital Planning Commission December 2, 2010 meeting information
NCPC Commission Action, signed (pdf)
NCPC Staff Recommendation (pdf)
NCPC Testimony transcription (pdf)