CFA 19/JUL/18-i


M Street between 1st Street and Delaware Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
United States

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Vehicular and pedestrian underpass
Public art installation, "Rain" by Thurlow Small Architecture and NIO architecten
Review Type
Previous Review


Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 9 July 2018. Final design conforms to previously approved concept submission with recommended refinements.


Dear Ms. Gates:

The staff of the Commission of Fine Arts has reviewed the final construction documents for a public art installation, titled "Rain," to be located in the M Street, NE underpass below the railroad tracks north of Union Station. The staff has no objections to the final plans for this project.

With the authority delegated by the Commission at its meeting of 17 September 2015, we approve the final plans for the art installation as documented in the materials received and dated 6 July 2018. If there are any additional changes, please contact the staff to determine if additional review will be required. As always, the staff is available to assist you with future submissions.


/s/Thomas E. Luebke, FAIA

Angie M. Gates, Interim Executive Director
D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities
200 I Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

cc: Robin-Eve Jasper, NoMa Connected
Stacie West, NoMa Parks Foundation
Andrew Thurlow, Thurlow Small Architecture