Smithsonian narrows site options for new American Latino and Women’s museums

The search for homes for the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Latino and American Women’s History Museum is nearing its resolution.

The institution’s Board of Regents, chaired by Revolution CEO Steve Case, has landed on four sites, having narrowed the list from the original 26:

Arts and Industries Building — 900 Jefferson Drive SW, the Smithsonian’s second oldest building
Northwest Capitol site — undeveloped land located north of the Capitol Reflecting Pool, under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Capitol
South Monument site — undeveloped land across the National Mall from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, on Jefferson Drive SW under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service
Tidal Basin site — undeveloped land bordered by Raoul Wallenberg Place and Maine Avenue SW, under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service

The sites will be assessed by the Smithsonian and engineering firm Ayers Saint Gross of…

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