America's Front Yard - The National Mall - 4:55
with Catherine Townsend, CEO of Trust for the National Mall
Posted Jul 22, 2016
Over 29 million people visit The National Mall in Washington, DC each year and wear and tear from high usage rates has taken its toll. Efforts are underway to restore, improve and protect the park known as America's Front Yard. A discussion with Catherine Townsend, CEO of Trust for the National Mall. Townsend stated,"There's a huge need ... Congress can't take care of it all. Right now, the National Mall alone has about $840 million worth ... of backlogged, deferred maintenance." Visit Trust for the National Mall on the web.
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