Project 7246 Document or Notice Agency Seeking Comment/ Posting Notice Date Posted Closing Date
United States Diplomacy Center

Environmental Assessment (EA) [PDF 23.8MB]
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) [PDF 1.26MB]

National Capital Planning Commission August 31, 2011 September 30, 2011
Description of Project

The Department of State is proposing to construct and operate the United States Diplomacy Center at the Harry S Truman Building located at 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC. The United States Diplomacy Center will serve as a museum and educational center regarding diplomacy history. An addition will be constructed at the 21st Street entrance to the Harry S Truman Building to house a portion of the United States Diplomacy Center. The remaining section of the United States Diplomacy Center will be housed in a portion of the existing George Marshall Wing of the Harry S Truman Building.

The preliminary and final building plans are anticipated to come before NCPC for review in November 2011.

Input Requested
Members of the public as well as local and federal agencies are encouraged to submit written comments.

Submit Comments to:

Jennifer Hirsch
Phone: 202-482-7239
401 9th Street NW
Suite 500N
Washington, DC 20004

Commission Action Requested
Approval of preliminary and final building plans

Expected Date of NCPC Action
November 3, 2011

Historic Preservation (section 106) Consultation Process
The Department of State has led a Section 106 consultation process with the District of Columbia State Historic Preservation Officer, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the General Services Administration, the National Capital Planning Commission, and other consulting parties.  This consultation has resulted in the preparation of a Memorandum of Agreement to resolve adverse effects to historic properties.
Other Information
A printed copy is also available for review Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at NCPC's offices located at 401 9th Street, NW, Suite 500 North, Washington, DC. Please call 202-482-7200 to set up an appointment.