Gallery: Winners Announced for National Mall Design Contest in Washingt...

The nation's "front yard" will soon be getting a new look. This week, the Trust for the National Mall announced three winning plans to redesign three neglected public spaces in Washington, DC to a crowd of 1,200 on the National Mall. The National Mall attracts roughly 25 million annual visitors, and the continuous crowds and events like the Solar Decathlon have put serious wear and tear on it over the years. The winning designs promise to refresh the mall, transforming it from a shabby expanse of grass to a more pleasing and elegant series of public spaces.

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