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Five design ideas for new National Museum of the United States Navy

Design teams led by five prominent architecture firms revealed proposals yesterday for what could lead to the next major museum in Washington, D.C.—a new home for the National Museum of the United States Navy.

The five teams were finalists in an “artistic ideas competition” held by the U. S Navy and its historical and curatorial arm, the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), to show “the full spectrum of possibilities” for creating a museum and ceremonial courtyard that could replace the current 1962 museum that’s on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard in the District of Columbia. The finalists

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