CONGRATULATING THE COMMITTEE OF 100 ON THE FEDERAL CITY ON ITS 90TH ANNIVERSARY
(Extensions of Remarks - May 23, 2013)

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[Extensions of Remarks]
[Pages E747-E748]
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  CONGRATULATING THE COMMITTEE OF 100 ON THE FEDERAL CITY ON ITS 90TH 
                              ANNIVERSARY

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                       HON. ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON

                      of the district of columbia

                    in the house of representatives

                         Thursday, May 23, 2013

  Ms. NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of 
Representatives to join me in congratulating The Committee of 100 on 
the Federal City on its 906th anniversary and for its work in promoting 
the District of Columbia's distinction, beauty, and grace as a 
community.
  Founded in 1923 by Frederic A. Delano under the auspices of the 
American Civic Association, the Committee of 100 was formed to sustain 
and to safeguard the fundamental values for establishing strong 
standards for parks, monuments, public buildings, and scenic vistas far 
beyond the monumental core of

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Washington, D.C. Today, the Committee of 100 acts as a force of 
conscience in the evolution of the nation's capital city, engaging in 
the planning processes for the development of significant large sites 
in the District, including the Southwest Waterfront, St. Elizabeths, 
Walter Reed and the McMillan Reservoir.
  For 90 years the Committee of 100 has continued to work to ensure 
that what is built--or not built-in the nation's capital reflects the 
historical significance of the District and its diverse, growing 
population. We appreciate the Committee 100 for its long presence in 
the District and its continued service to the ever-changing landscape 
of the District, and we wish them many more years of outstanding 
service.
  Mr. Speaker, I ask the House of Representatives to join me in 
celebrating the 90th anniversary of Committee of 100 on the Federal 
City.

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