CFA Meeting — 21 March 2024

Please note: This meeting of the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) will take place on Zoom. All applicants and members of the public are required to register for the meeting here. A link to the meeting will be provided via email once registration is complete. Advance registration is recommended, although it will be possible to register during the meeting.

The CFA accepts public comment on projects and other matters currently under review. During public meetings of the Commission conducted by videoconference, for security and meeting quality purposes, attendees will not have access to the microphone or camera functions of the webinar. For members of the public wishing to comment on submissions, written comments will be accepted through the public comments page on the CFA website or via email to; please submit comments by 4pm on Wednesday, March 20. As the Commission of Fine Arts is a design review entity, please limit comments to design issues. Comments will be shared with the Commission members before the meeting and will become part of the public record. The Secretary will read or summarize these public comments at the meeting during review of the relevant project at the discretion of the CFA Chair.

9:00 A.M. CONVENE, via Zoom internet videoconference.


A. Approval of minutes: 15 February 2024

B. Dates of next meetings: 18 April 2024, 16 May 2024, 20 June 2024

C. Report on the 2024 National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs grant program

D. Confirmation of recommendations from the February 2024 meeting following the loss of a quorum:

CFA 15/FEB/24-2, Texas Legation Memorial, Indiana Plaza at 7th Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Indiana Avenue, NW. Design for a new memorial. Concept.
CFA 15/FEB/24-3, The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. New employee pedestrian access control facility at Metro entrance. Concept.
CFA 15/FEB/24-5, St. Elizabeths West Campus, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2701 Martin Luther King, Jr Avenue, SE. Construction of a new 6-story building and associated landscape for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). Concept.
CFA 15/FEB/24-6, MacArthur High School, 4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW. Renovations and additions to building and landscape. Concept.
CFA 15/FEB/24-8, 2026 U.S. Semiquincentennial One and Five Cent Coins, Designs for obverse. Final.
CFA 15/FEB/24-9, 2025 American Innovation One Dollar Coin Program, Designs for the ninth set of coins: Florida and Texas. Final.
SL 24-075, Former Walter Reed Medical Center, Parcel Z, 6809 16th Street, NW. New construction - 37 townhouses. Concept.