Development of National WW I Memorial in Pershing Park (U.S. Res. 617) - ACHP Consultation Initiation
The World War I Centennial Commission, per authorization of Public Laws 112-272 and 113-291 and in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), proposes to develop a permanent memorial in Pershing Park (U.S. Reservation 617) honoring the service of members of the United States Armed Forces during World War I. The NPS would like to formally initiate consultation for this undertaking with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), in accordance with 54 U.S.C. 306108 of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. As detailed in the attached draft Assessment of Effects table, the NPS has initially determined that this project has the potential to have adverse effects on historic properties.