This project will improve safety to an historic building that houses a library, museum, and archives of Masonic history. The library is the oldest library that is open to the general public in D.C. The museum houses valuable artifacts that display Freemasonry throughout history. The building is open for guided tours.
Over 75,000 visitors pass through the museum every year. Located on the outside of the building is a moat that was used to cool the building when it was built. There is a 20 foot drop that could seriously injure a visitor if they were to fall in it. A fence with a locked gate needs to be installed for safety and to prevent any accidents.
A locked gate and fencing will secure the moat area and prevent visitors from becoming injured.
Increase safety for over 75,000 visitors to the building each year.