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November 4, 2007 Preservation

Post on D.C. Preservation Efforts

Today’s Washington Post Sunday Source section ran a piece on historic preservation efforts in D.C. The story’s sidebar highlights success stories of some buildings saved from the wrecking ball, including the Ludwig Mies Van de Rohe-designed Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The building, which was Van de Rohe’s last and only building in D.C., was named a historic landmark in June.

Here’s an earlier Post article of about the debate over the building.