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National Mall's $700M Plan: Skating, Theater, Gardens

The National Mall is getting a serious facelift: Soon, we'll be going skating, watching outdoor theater, and exploring vibrant gardens in America's so-called "front yard." The $700 million project will mark a big change from the "overused" grass currently between the Lincoln Memorial and Capitol Building, says an architect. In...
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Riverside Plaza mall sold for $85 million; upgrades are planned

Business & Finance : Money & Co (2 years ago)

Outdoor mall Riverside Plaza has sold for nearly $85 million to shopping center landlord Vestar, which plans to upgrade the property and bring in some new tenants. Read Post

The Privatization of the National Mall: America's Front Yard for Sale

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (4 months ago)

On Earth Day, Caroline Cunningham, president of the Trust for the National Mall, wrote a HuffPost blog calling for "all of us to come together to preserve it for each other, and future generations." A noble cause to be sure, and yet... Read Post

Good day, bad day: May 4, 2012

News : The Week: News & Opinion (2 years ago)

GOOD DAY FOR: Sprucing up America's front yardWashington, D.C., unveils a $700 million plan to renovate the National Mall, with highlights including a winter ice rink on a pond and an outdoor theater. [Huffington Post] Useful pet tr... Read Post


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