Project (6961) Document or Notice Agency Seeking Comment/ Posting Notice Date Posted Closing Date
New York Avenue Public Art Project--National Museum of Women in the Arts Environmental Assessment (EA) NCPC September 10, 2009 August 3, 2009
Description of Project
DDOT, on behalf of the National Museum for Women in the Arts (NMWA) proposes creation of an allée of contemporary sculptures within the median of New York Avenue, NW between 9th and 13th Streets, NW. The proposed sculptures in Phase I would consist of works by the artist Niki de St. Phalle. NMWA plans to work with the Niki Charitable Art Foundation to select an appropriate grouping of sculptures. Installations will change periodically and will include works by other artists.
Input Requested
Members of the public as well as local & federal agencies are encouraged to submit written comments.

Submit Comments to:
Shane Dettman, Project Officer

NCPC encourages electronic submission of comments.
Hard copies may be sent to the attention of the Project Officer at NCPC.

Commission Action Requested
Approval of preliminary and final site development plans pursuant to 40 U.S.C. § 8722(b) and (e))

Expected Date of NCPC Action
September 3, 2009

Historic Preservation (section 106) Consultation Process
NCPC is conducting review of the project under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act pursuant to 36 CFR Section 800.8 which allows coordination of the Section 106 and NEPA processes.
Other Information
Supplemental Documents: Historic Inventory, Viewshed Analysis