New features at King Monument on Mall, NMAAHC progress

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the Mall has added new amenities for visitors this holiday season.
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the Mall has added new amenities for visitors this holiday season.
The exterior wall includes timeless quotes from Dr. Kingi
The exterior wall includes timeless quotes from Dr. Kingi
In one quote, he called for a society with a conscience
In one quote, he called for a society with a conscience
A holiday wreath from the U.S. Dept. of Interior honors Dr. King
A holiday wreath from the U.S. Dept. of Interior honors Dr. King
At the new bookstore, one can buy authentic posters from the 1963 March on Washington at the nearby Lincoln Memorial At the new bookstore, one can buy authentic posters from the 1963 March on Washington at the nearby Lincoln Memorial[/caption]
The visitor center also has restrooms.  It is across West Canal Street from the main monument.
The visitor center also has restrooms. It is across West Canal Street from the main monument.
The monument is south of the Lincoln Memorial just below the World War II Monument at Independence Ave. S.W. and West Canal.
The monument is south of the Lincoln Memorial just below the World War II Monument at Independence Ave. S.W. and West Canal.
Construction is proceeding on the National Museum of African-American History and Culture between 13th and 14th Streets on Constitution Ave.
Construction is proceeding on the National Museum of African-American History and Culture between 13th and 14th Streets on Constitution Ave.
The new museum will be adjacent to the Washington Monument, now also undergoing renovation.
The new museum will be adjacent to the Washington Monument, now also undergoing renovation.
A welcome center at 13th Street allows guests to learn about the museum
A welcome center at 13th Street allows guests to learn about the museum
This rendering shows how the completed museum will look.
This rendering shows how the completed museum will look.

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