National Capital Planning Commission Approves the Final Smithsonian South Mall Campus Master Plan

July 24, 2018

The National Capital Planning Commission approved the final Smithsonian Institution South Mall Campus Master Plan on June 7th. VJ Associates provided cost estimating as part of the team that developed the proposed master plan. The proposal had three primary goals: to improve and expand visitor services and education; to create clear entrances and connections between the museums and gardens; and to replace aging building mechanical systems that have reached the end of their lifespan. The centerpiece of the proposed South Mall Master Plan is the revitalization of the iconic Smithsonian Castle. Full article here.