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More in Stadiums: Washington, D.C., officials and Major League Soccer team D.C. United are finalizing a deal to build a 20,000-seat stadium. The deal requires the city government to pay up to half of the $300 million project through land infrastructure improvements. [The Washington Post] ... Brazilian organizers held two final tests for the World Cup stadiums. Although they admitted there were issues, the organizers were satisfied with the results. [Bloomberg Businessweek] ... And in Santa Clara, Calif., the "stadium effect" has boosted development in the area surrounding Levi's Stadium. [Oakland Tribune]
ICYMI: President Obama signed a bill into law that is in line with the NCPC proposal for minor change to the D.C. Height Act. [ARCHITECT]
Quote of the Day: "I find it interesting that people today say that libraries are no longer about books; they weren't really about books for me back in the 1970s, either." —Richard Reyes-Gavilan, executive director of the D.C. Public Library. [The Washington Post]
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Video of the Day: A drone flies over the Burj Khalifa. [TechCrunch]
Number of the Day—$220 million: The amount that President Obama's library would contribute to the economy annually, according to a study by the University of Chicago (which is also hoping to host the library). [Chicago Tribune]
Maps of the Day: These three maps from the National Trust for Historic Preservation argue for the economic necessity of old buildings. [The Washington Post]
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3 More Stories for Tuesday:
Critic Mark Lamster discusses the past, present, and future of Braniff's Hostess College, a school where the airline would "turn the girl next door into a truly cosmopolitan beauty." [Dallas Morning News]
Chicago picked a spot to propose for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, if it were to be built in the Windy City. [Chicago Tribune]
Seven architects designed a series of bus stops for the 1,000-person town of Krumbach, Austria. [CityLab]
Step Up, Step Down:
The Orlando, Fla. office of SchenkelShultz Architecture has three new hires: Jacek Flejsierowicz; Maryam Tabrizchi, Assoc. AIA; and Karlee Kuehn.
Don Gatzke, AIA, steps down as dean of the University of Texas at Arlington architecture school.
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