District of Columbia War Memorial – Washington, DC
christopher consultants was proud to be involved with the rehabilitation of the historic District of Columbia War Memorial. The rehabilitation of the War Memorial included improvements to the existing monument as well as site improvements to the surrounding grounds. Working closely with the District of Columbia, the National Park Service, Forrester Construction, Rhodeside & Harwell and other consultants, christopher provided detailed erosion and siltation control plans, detailed grading plans, innovative best management practices solutions, pavement design and utility design for the one-acre site on the National Mall. christopher provided both detailed civil construction documents as well as permit drawings for the War Memorial site, bringing the site up to current standards while keeping the historic characteristics of the existing building and grounds.
The War Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 1931 by President Herbert Hoover and recognizes the 20,000 citizens of the District of Columbia who served in World War I and the 499 citizens who died in the conflict. The re-dedication ceremony was held on November 10, 2011.