Rhodes Tavern (preservation and Restoration): Hearing and Markup Before the Subcommittee on Government Operations and Metropolitan Affairs of the Committee on the District of Columbia, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H. Res. 532 ... November 30 and December 16, 1982

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APPENDIX
83
Pro
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Map showing proximity of Rhodes Tavern to the White House
95
U S Commission of Fine Arts meeting of March 2 1978 Summary of action
121
Letter from assistant corporation counsel District of Columbia pertaining
151
Big
157
The Tavern Survived
163
Order of the Mayors agent dated April 7 1978
170
Response of Lorenzo W Jacobs to Carr letter dated July 18 1978
178
Estimated subsidies for preservation prepared by The Oliver T Carr Co
189
Summary of delay in demolition meeting of September 27 1978
198
Council of the District of Columbia Report dated March 20 1979 on Bill 385
210
Letter from James O Gibson to Acting Executive Director of the National
230
Memorandum from staff to Reginald W Griffith Executive Director Nation
237
Letters from Executive Director National Capital Planning Commission
246
Bill Would Allow Carr
257
A National Trust for Historic Preservation sponsored economic analysis
263
Letter to assistant city administrator for planning and development contain
294
Press statement The Oliver T Carr Co dated July 27 1979
299
Administrator for Planning and Development dated August 10 1979
309
Memorandum from City Administrator for planning and development
318
Proposal to the Junior League of Washington for restoration of Rhodes
328
Rhodes Tavern interior and exterior restoration renderings to scale pre
346
Memorandum of action taken at the Joint Committee on Landmarks Meeting
352
U S Commission of Fine Arts transcript hearing of October 23 1979
358
Plan Displacing Rhodes
385
Model Square 224Skidmore Owings MerrillSubmitted to Mayors agent
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to Save Historic Rhodes Tavern before Mayors agent for D C Law 2144
479
JURISDICTION 2
612
REASONS FOR GRANTING THE WRIT 11
621
CONCLUSION 26
636
District of Columbia Court of Appeals No 80179 Citizens Committee
640
Order granting Oliver T Carr Jr demolition permit for Rhodes Tavern
661
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States Basis Point winter
690
Letter from Citizens Committee to Save Historic Rhodes Tavern to Oliver
705
Letter from Thomas H Neale to Coy Eklund president Equitable Life Assur
714
Letter from Council member Hilda Mason to Oliver T Carr Jr dated June
722
Letter from Patricia Roberts Harris candidate for Mayor to Joseph
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Letter from Council member David A Clarke to Coy Eklund president
737
National Trust for Historic Preservation correspondence and position paper
743
Save Rhodes Tavern
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Senate Resolution 143 96th Congress 2d Session May 1 1979
755
Federation of Civic Associations of the District of Columbia September
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The Washington Star and Washington Post Published letters to the editor
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The Fine Arts But Lousy History Commission Commentary by Sam Smith
805
Preserving D C TavernHistor
811
Clement E Conger Curator The White House Letters The Washington Star
815
Rhodes Tavern Site
821
Donald J Lehman Another Landmark to Vanish? The Washington Star
824
Paging Mr Carr
830
DC Signs Up
838
Riggs Bank advertisement featuring its first homeRhodes Tavern
843
The Committee to Preserve Rhodes Tavern and the National Processional
849
Rhodes Tavern
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Paul E Buchanan director architectural research The Colonial Williams
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