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The nationwide Mall in Washington, D.C. is without doubt one of the most crucial and hugely seen city public areas within the united states  it really is thought of through many american citizens to be “the nation’s entrance yard.” but few have written concerning the position of this public area within the twenty-first century.

In The nationwide Mall, Lisa Benton-Short explores the serious concerns which are redefining and reshaping this impressive public house. Her paintings makes a speciality of 3 modern and interrelated debates approximately public area: the administration demanding situations confronted through federal experts, elevated calls for for entry and safeguard put up Sep 11, and the position of the general public within the Mall’s long term making plans and improvement plans. by way of taking a holistic view of the nationwide Mall and examining the original twenty-first century demanding situations it faces, Lisa Benton-Short offers a fluid, cohesive, and well timed narrative that's as awesome because the Mall itself.

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