Rendering of Washington Monument screening facility

SUMMARY: The Washington Monument elevator is being modernized and a permanent screening facility is being constructed.

START DATE: August 2016

COMPLETION: Projected August 2019

PARTNERS: Businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein; National Park Foundation


$3 million – David M. Rubenstein
$7.785 million – National Park Service FY17 budget
$10.785 million TOTAL

IMPACTS: The Washington Monument is CLOSED during the project.

National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington Monument
Last updated: April 8, 2022
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