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Shipstead-Luce act. Rules and regulations administered by the national Commission of fine arts, Washington, D.C. by United States. Commission of fine arts.

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Washington, D.C.,
  • Washington (D.C.)


  • Art, Municipal -- Washington, D.C.,
  • City planning -- Washington (D.C.)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRules and regulations administered by the national Commission of fine arts.
LC ClassificationsNA9127.W2 A5 1938
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6375440M
LC Control Number38026280

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Get this from a library! Map of the area covered by Shipstead-Luce Act, District of Columbia. [Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.; United States. National Capital Planning Commission.; District of Columbia. Board of Commissioners.]. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Washington, the National Capital (). Home The Shipstead-Luce Act Part IV. Shipstead-Luce act. under which the 1 Federal Government is given power to i control the types of buildings to be erected in the vicinity of Government I buildings and parks. This plan, which contemplates jurisdiction over the north i side of Pennsylvania avenue, opposite the public buildings development in the triangle, will be sent to the. More About the Shipstead-Luce Act ; Historic Properties Within Shipstead-Luce Areas. Both CFA and the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) review projects on historic properties within Shipstead-Luce areas. By law, the Mayor must refer proposed work in Shipstead-Luce areas to CFA for its recommendations, and may also seek advice from HPRB.

Analytics cookies. We use analytics cookies to understand how you use our websites so we can make them better, e.g. they're used to gather information about the pages you visit and how many clicks you need to accomplish a task. The commission’s role was expanded with later passage of the Shipstead-Luce Act of (Public Law and Public Law ), and the Old Georgetown Act of (Public Law ). The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has a long history of guiding the development of the nation’s capital. Shipstead-Luce Act boundary as delineated in a hardcopy map dated Purpose: This data is used for the planning and management of Washington by local government agencies. Supplemental_Information: The Shipstead-Luce Act (Public Law and Public Law ) was passed on 16 May Mounted on fabric; In pencil in margin: From The Shipstead-Luce Act Pules and Regulations administered by the Nat'l Commission of Fine Arts, City Washington, D.C. Source Original version: x in. printed map Scale , DC Public Library, Special Collections; Washingtoniana Map Collection Subject.

The Shipstead-Luce project area contains many important national landscapes including the National Mall, the grounds of the White House, Rock Creek Park, and the National Zoo, among others. The CFA review is just one of many hurdles that projects in D.C. must surmount before approval, but it provides a critical platform for high-level design. under the,, terms of the Shipstead Luce Act and had agreed on the text of a booklet to guide architects and sculptors designing World War H memorials. The booklet will be published early next year. The Shipstead-Luce Act gives the arts group authority to pass in ad vance on the appearance of any building which is to face major. The Act’s title and some of the text are modelled on the Shipstead-Luce Act which had given the CFA review jurisdiction over design of buildings adjacent to major federal properties. A suggestion mooted before passage of the Old Georgetown Act was to simply expand Shipstead-Luce jurisdiction to include Georgetown. The Shipstead-Luce Act of , for instance, dictated that development of property in the monumental core "should proceed along the lines of good order, good taste, and .