The Washington Monument


Contract Value: $36,000,000

Award Date: 1998

Completion Date: Ongoing

Owner: National Park Service

Architect: Michael Graves (for restoration); Olin Partnership (security/visitors center)

Project Type: Historic Renovation

Contract Type: Fixed Price and Design-Build

Description:
Phase I of the Washington Monument Renovation consisted of a complete exterior restoration including stonework, lightning protection, and new windows. This phase featured the full height scaffold with lighting and fabric matching the form of the Monument. The second phase will provide a security wall around the perimeter, a visitor center, and new site/landscape improvements.

Awards:
  • McGraw Hill — Mid-Atlantic Construction
        Best of 2005 Merit Award: Park/Site/Landscaping
  • Washington Building Congress
         2000 Craftsmanship Award-Restoration * STAR AWARD WINNER
  • Associated Builders & Contractors
        2000 Award for Excellence in Construction
  • Associated General Contractors of America
         2001 Washington Contractor Award: Restoration/Renovation
  • American Institute of Architects
        1999 Award of Merit
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