Buzzards Point Act, June 18, 1932

Excert from the Buzzards Point Act pertaining to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts:

SEC. 4.  Subject always to the approval of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, all such railroad tracks, turnouts, branch tracks, spurs, and sidings may be located and constructed in, upon, along, and through public grounds, space, and streets of the United States and/or of the District of Columbia as same are now or hereafter may be located and established: Provided, That except as herein expressly authorized no tracks, turnouts, branches, spurs, or sidings shall be constructed along or through South Capitol Street or First Street southwest in the north and south direction, at grade or otherwise, but each of said streets, with prior approval of said Commissioners of the District of Columbia, may be crossed to such extent as may be necessary for the establishment of adequate railroad facilities: Provided further, That no permit for the construction of tracks, turnouts, branches, spurs, or sidings shall be issued with respect to squares 600, 602, 604, 60G, 608, 610, and 612, or any of said squares, until the particular square or squares for which a permit is sought shall have been zoned industrial: And provided further That the plans for any building fronting on Canal Street from the Anacostia River to P Street southwest shall have the approval of the Fine Arts Commission as to height and design.

Full text of the Buzzards Point, June 18, 1932