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HBO’s Wizard of Lies Filmed in GSA Historic Buildings

HBO’s Wizard of Lies Filmed in GSA Historic Buildings

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Every year, our federal office buildings, courthouses, land ports of entry, and historic landmarks are featured in major motion pictures. Filmmakers come to GSA because we have some of the most unique properties in the world. And with 371 million...
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GSA Program Rents Federal Buildings for Major Motion Picture Projects

GSA Program Rents Federal Buildings for Major Motion Picture Projects

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(Editor’s Note: If you plan on watching the Oscars on Sunday, you might be interested in this blog post about GSA’s film location program. Originally posted in August 2013, this blog post explains how the program works and what GSA buildings...
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Honoring All of Our Veterans

Honoring All of Our Veterans

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Throughout the United States, communities honor our Veterans in a multitude of ways. Some ways are fleeting, such as parades or ceremonies, and some more permanent like plaques, statues and memorials. GSA’s historic buildings often share local, state and national commemorations in...
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Throwback Thursday: Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Throwback Thursday: Eisenhower Executive Office Building

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The crown jewel in GSA’s historic building inventory, the National Historic Landmark Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington DC has witnessed more than 100 years of American history. Built between 1871 and 1888 as the State, War, and...
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Lighthouse Sold! What Happens Next?

Lighthouse Sold! What Happens Next?

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Thanks to GSA’s National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act (NHLPA) program, people have an opportunity to own or manage their very own guiding light. Some lighthouses are bought by organizations, others by individuals. So after a lighthouse is bought, what happens...
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Congressional Bells (GSA@65)

Congressional Bells (GSA@65)

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In honor of our nation’s Bicentennial in 1976, the private Ditchley Foundation of Great Britain presented a set of English change ringing bells to Congress. These bells are known as the Congressional Bells and are housed in the Old Post...
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Transformation of Washington’s Old Post Office Underway

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The bells of the Old Post Office tower tolled July 23 as the Trump Organization broke ground on a two-year-long project to transform the Washington, D.C. landmark into one of the area’s premiere hotels.  GSA is leasing the excess federal...
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