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Photo courtesy Quinn Evans

Restoration of Historic National Academy of Sciences Building

2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

The NAS Building is now open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Photo IDs are required for admittance.

From June 2010 through June 2012, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) underwent a major restoration of its building at 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. The project has restored and improved the building’s historic spaces, increased accessibility, and brought the building's aging infrastructure and facilities into the 21st century. Get general information about the project and view photos of the restoration in progress via the links below.

General information about the restoration.


Restoration, April 2012, on Flickr

Restoration, February 2012, on Flickr

Restoration, November 2012, on Flickr

Restoration, October 2011, on Flickr

Restoration, August 2011, on Flickr

Restoration, April 2011, on Flickr

Restoration, March 2011, on Flickr

Restoration, January 2011, on Flickr

Restoration, October 2010, on Flickr

Restoration, July and August 2010, on Flickr

Removal of Albert Herter Murals, June 2010, on Flickr

Great Hall of the NAS building on Flickr

Bronze Doors of the NAS building on Flickr

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