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Completed in 1905, the McMillan Sand Filtration Site is a 25-acre portion of the 92-acre McMillan Reservoir. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed the water filtration and storage facility to supplement the District of Columbia's aging drinking water distribution system. The site includes a 38-acre, 100-million-gallon reservoir, pumping station, and the sand filtration facility where ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site, Washington, D.C. .

Then the McMillan Sand Filtration Site is for you! Unfortunately, it is closed to visitors but you can the site is bounded by (and you can get good views of it from) North Capitol Street, Channing Street NW, 1st Street NW, and Michigan Avenue NW. Today, one can glimpse the two paved courts that are lined by regulator houses, tower-like sand bins, sand washers and the gated entrances to the ...

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26.09.2013 · The McMillan Slow Sand Filtration Plant is a unique historic landmark occupying a key location within the extended boundaries of the City of Washington, as envisioned in the McMillan Commission's Plan of 1901. It exemplifies the influence of the City Beautiful Movement on public works at the turn of the twentieth century. Today, plans for the New McMillan.

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McMillan Sand Filtration Plant - Bisnow

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site | Nelson Byrd Woltz

The 25-acre McMillan slow sand filtration plant is located at the corner of Michigan Avenue and North Capitol Street in Washington, D.C. The site is part of a larger 92-acre historic fabric that comprises the McMillan Reservoir, the McMillan Slow Sand Filtration Plant, and the McMillan Pumping Station that was owned and operated by the federal government.

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site — Architect of the .

DC city government purchased the McMillan Sand Filtration Site after it closed in 1986 but the land has been abandoned and largely untended. It is a fantastic opportunity for preservation and a redevelopment project similar to New York's High Line. Hopefully, visitors will one day be able to explore it its unique spaces, and the site won't become another block of boring apartments. Check ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site - The Uncommon .

These silos are part of the McMillan Sand Filtration site, a cutting-edge water filtration system when it was built in 1905. It was great for the city, helping to curb typhoid and other infections, and was in use up until 1985. But times have changed, there are better filtration systems, and the demand is now for more commercial and residential building. The D.C. government bought the land ...

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Speedclean 75 Sandfilter 8.000 l Sandfilteranlage Filter Pool Intex Filterkessel. EUR 249,95. Marke: Intex. Kostenloser Versand. Nur noch 1 verfügbar! vidaXL Sandfilter 4 Wege Ventil 300mm Sandfilteranlage Poolfilter Filterkessel. EUR 93,99. Marke: vidaXL. Kostenloser Versand. 89 verkauft. Sandfilteranlage bis 18 m³ + 25 kg Quarzsand 0,4- 0,8 mm Poolfilter Schwimmbad . EUR 180,00 ...

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The Totten Life: McMillan Sand Filtration .

The McMillan Sand Filtration site is a 25 acre decommissioned water treatment plant located at the intersection of N. Capitol and Michigan Ave, adjacent to the Washington Medical Center. The complex dates back to1905 when it's completion signaled a milestone in DC public health through the use of sand, rather than chemicals, to eliminate communicable diseases. The original design of the site ...

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bloomingdale: McMillan Sand Filtration site .

McMillan Sand Filtration site development: YouTube videos See this message from Bloomingdale resident Eva Hambach. Sent: Fri Sep 10 16:51:42 2010 Subject: Re-McMillan development videos Hello Thomas Street and neighbors, Herewith the links to four short videos and interviews meant to help shed some light on planned development at the McMillan Sand filtration site uphill from us. Please take a ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site | The Landscape .

The McMillan Sand Filtration Site is a decommissioned water treatment plant, a twenty-five acres of green space and an abandoned and endangered historic landmark (Most Endangered Properties in 2000 and 2005). The tower-like sand bins and lawns were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., landscape architect; Allen Hazen, engineer; and Charles Platt, architect. This wonderful infrastructure was ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site | We Love DC

29.06.2012 · McMillan Sand Filtration Site – Walk By the Three Giants – 04-21-12 courtesy of mosley.brian. Crossposted on Got Nikon, Will Travel. The McMillan Park and Sand Filtration Site is a fascinating piece of DC history. In fact, to call the site fascinating really doesn't do it justice; there's nothing else like it in the area.

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D.C. Council tackles McMillan Sand Filtration .

If the vocal opposition to the 25-acre McMillan Sand Filtration Plant redevelopment counted on the D.C. Council to halt the massive project, then they were likely disappointed by the earliest ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site || Left for LeDroit

McMillan Sand Filtration Site under construction. Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The process of slow sand filtration is pretty simple. Water fills a cell that contains 2 feet of sand at the bottom— it's like an underground beach. The water percolates through the sand leaving contaminants behind in the sand. When the water reaches the floor under the sand, it exits the cell and is ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site - Washington, D.C.

McMillan Sand Filtration Site COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION GOALS Be Creative Think "outside the box" to make elements of the revitalized Site more of an amenity—"a jewel"—to residents and others. Seek new, historically sensitive and creative uses to occupy key elements of the Site. Consider incorporating a well-designed and appropriate monument, memorial, and/or museum into the Site ...

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Talk:McMillan Sand Filtration Site - Wikipedia

"McMillan Park Reservoir Park and Fountain (WA 86): The reservoir site and the filtration plant were included in the park system proposed by the McMillan Commission Plan of 1902, and in 1906 the site was designated McMillan Park. ln 1907, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. was hired to design the park within the grounds of the waterworks facility. The underground filter beds were covered with topsoil ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site – Parcel 4 | Jair .

McMillan Sand Filtration Site – Parcel 4 Located on the southeast side of the Historic North Service Court, Jair Lynch will develop the first of their two buildings on the McMillan site. Designed by David Jameson and MV+A Architects, the building reinforces McMillan's unique sense of place and complements the historic resources through the use of simple geometric forms.

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McMillan Reservoir Sand Filtration Site

The McMillan Reservoir Sand Filtration Site is a decommissioned water treatment plant located on North Capitol, in between Michigan and Channing. If you're at all familiar with the history of the district, you may have heard of Senator James McMillan, the father of the 1901 Plan. He envisioned a return to the grandeur and glory of Pierre L'Enfant's design, but with a more functional ...

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site | Park View, D.C.

This past Saturday, September 17, the McMillan Sand Filtration site was open to visitors between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The tour was largely organized by John T. Salatti, Commissioner for ANC 5C04 and Vice President of the Bloomingdale Civic Association, although there were several ANC Commissioners and community activists there along with Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.

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McMillan Sand Filtration Site - The Uncommon .

These silos are part of the McMillan Sand Filtration site, a cutting-edge water filtration system when it was built in 1905. It was great for the city, helping to curb typhoid and other infections, and was in use up until 1985. But times have changed, there are better filtration systems, and the demand is now for more commercial and residential building. The D.C. government bought the land ...

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