NEWS | December 1, 2021

MLK Library Receives Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award


The MLK Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. has been awarded a 2021 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award. These awards honor distinguished individuals, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and corporations for preserving their communities' architectural and cultural heritage. WJE served as the building enclosure restoration consultant for the renovation of this Mies Van der Rohe designed library. The team performed the initial condition assessment, studies, and inspection openings; designed and evaluated trial repairs; designed and coordinated restoration documents; and oversaw related aspects during construction.