Project (7292) Document or Notice Agency Seeking Comment/ Posting Notice Date Posted Closing Date
United States Treasury Building South Lawn Playground Environmental Assessment and FONSI
National Capital Planning Commission
September 6, 2011 October 5, 2011
Description of Project
The Treasury Department is proposing to install a playground on the grounds of the Treasury Building located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. The proposed playground would occupy the southwest quadrant of the South Lawn within the Rose Garden and be used by the US Kids and “Small Savers” pre-school programs. The playground is intended to be temporary for a period of three years and seasonal as some of the equipment will be removed during the winter season from December through March.

The preliminary and final building plans are anticipated to come before NCPC for review in October 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
Address: 401 9th Street NW, Suite 500N, Washington, DC 20004

Commission Action Requested
Approval of preliminary and final site and building plans.

Expected Date of NCPC Action
October 6, 2011

Historic Preservation (section 106) Consultation Process
The Treasury Department has submitted a determination of no adverse effect to historic properties to the District of Columbia State Historic Preservation Officer.
Other Information
A printed copy is also available for review Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at NCPC, 401 9th Street, NW, Suite 500 North, Washington, DC. Please call 202-482-7200 to set up an appointment.