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Elena Schneider
05/12/14 | The New York Times
Nearly 670 feet of cracks are sealed, and loose stones are once again fixed in place at the 130-year-old Washington Monument, which defines...
Katia Hetter
05/12/14 | CNN
Fresh off a $15 million, nearly three-year repair job, the Washington Monument reopened Monday.
One of Washington'...
Caroline Cunningham
05/11/14 | The Huffington Post
Almost as soon as news broke that the Washington Monument had been damaged by a rare 5.8-magnitude earthquake in the summer of 2011, Elizabeth...
Nick Corasanti
05/11/14 | The New York Times

It has played host to civil rights marches, presidential inaugurations, fireworks displays and decades of picnics. But in recent years the...

Michael E. Ruane
05/10/14 | Washington Post

The cracks have been repaired. The stone has been patched. The elevator is fixed.

The 500 tons of scaffolding have been down for weeks, and...

Brett Zongker
05/02/14 | Associated Press
What would TV’s first lady Mellie Grant do if she saw the nation’s most-visited national park falling into disrepair?
Brett Zongker
05/01/14 | Associated Press
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the National Mall needs a face lift and that it won’t likely happen without private donations to help the...
Michael E. Ruane
04/30/14 | Washington Post

The Washington Monument will reopen May 12 with a ceremony hosted by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, National Park Service Director...

John Sonderman
04/30/14 | DCist
Glory be, the Washington Monument is reopening soon! May 12, to be exact.
To celebrate, the National Park Service...
04/29/14 | ABC7

The grand reopening of the Washington Monument on May 12 is shaping up to be a star-studded event.

Officials announced Tuesday that the...