Oct
27

Today in Smithsonian History: October 27, 1976

North entrance of Arts and Industries Building with a banner promoting "1876: A Centennial Exhibition" banner above doorway. The exhibit reproduced many displays from the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia of 1876, as featured in the Torch, December 1976.

North entrance of Arts and Industries Building with a banner promoting “1876: A Centennial Exhibition” above doorway. The exhibit reproduced many displays from the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia of 1876, as featured in the Torch, December 1976.

October 27, 1976 The Arts and Industries Building receives an Historic Preservation Award from the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The ceremony was held in the National Gallery of Art Cafe. A plaque, which was affixed to the building exterior, and four certificates of achievement of excellence in historic preservation, are awarded.

Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives


Posted: 27 October 2017
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