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National WWI Memorial moves ahead with controversial Pershing Park plan

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Charles Birnbaum, president and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation(TCLF), has both testified before the CFA and submitted a letter to NPS about his concerns. 

“I’m about as glass-half-full on this as I could probably be, but I’m proud of the public process that TCLF participated in,” he told AN. “At the end of the day, it’s unfortunate that the central water feature will not remain and I still believe that having a wall of this length and height will significantly alter the visual and spatial relationship between the upper and lower plazas.”