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Introduction
1)
Title
United States Air Force Memorial
2)
Town, State
Arlington, VA
3)
ID #
1701
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 15, 2007
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
April 15, 2007
6)
Site Worked Last
May 01, 2011
Content
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1)
Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Male and Female
5)
Combination
6)
All conflicts as a group
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Sculpture w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Very Big
6)
Main + Three
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
2300-908.1, 2300-908.2, 2300-908.3, 2300-908.4, 2300-908.5, 2300-908.6, 2300-908.7, 2300-908.8, 2300-908.9, 2300-908.10
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
Yes
11.1)
Parallel Description
Geometric
11.2)
Parallel Preservation
Good
11.3)
Parallel Scale Inscription/Text
Large
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Freed, James Ingo
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Frudakis, Zenos
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Laran Bronze 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Chester 
13.3)
Fabricator State
PA 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
13.5)
Fabricator/Builder 2
Centex Construction, LLC
13.6)
Fabricator/Builder 3
Cianbro Corporation
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
2)
Land (elevation/depression) , Open Space
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
6 Very Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
6 Very Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
6 Very Good
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
6 Very Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
6 Very Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
6.0 Very Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
January 1992
5)
October 14, 2006
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
FedGov-National Park Service , Business/Commerce/Organization
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Medal of Honor Recipient(s)
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Man in Space
Demography
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1)
File Number
12A
2)
Town/City
Arlington
3)
County
Arlington
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
VA
6)
Zip
22211
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
38.8680333000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-77.0661667000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Columbia Pike
11)
Intersecting Street 2
S. Oak St
12)
Additional Identifier 1
S. Joyce St
13)
Additional Identifier 2
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Business/businesses
16.2)
Citizens/residents
16.3)
Government, Federal -- Exec / Other
16.4)
Government, State
16.5)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
17.1)
2001-current
17.2)
20th Century
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
April 15, 2007
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Newspaper
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
IMAGE PLANES: Main+3 -- Entrance (main), two inscription walls, Glass Contemplation Wall (glass "missing man formation")
MAKERS: Design -- Architect James Ingo Freed was a member of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
MAKERS: Global engineering services were provided to Pei Cobb Freed by Ove Arup & Partners
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Start -- Assumed to be January, 1992, when the Air Force Memorial Foundation was incorporated (see website above)
SITE MAINTENANCE: Business/Commerce/Organization -- Air Force Memorial Foundation
SPONSOR: Government, State -- Commonwealth of Virginia
SPONSOR: Membership Group/Public Contribution -- Air Force Memorial Foundation



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