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Copley Square Redesign, Boston Redevelopment Authority, February 10, 1986.

It presents information on the history of Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay and the various urban design configurations of this open space; includes a chronology of the current redesign of this park and information on its budget, planning, citizen participation, the national design competition, Copley Square Centennial Committee, fund raising and the winning design (Clarke and Rapuano); also includes information in its concept, surfaces, plantings, fountain, and lighting; appendices include the "Competition Guidelines", biographical information on Daniel J. Ahern, Jr. and Kahlil Gibran, background "technical" information on traffic, pedestrians, wind, sun, etc.

Tags: 1986, Boston, copleysquare, memorial, plaque

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Kahlil Gibran: Memorial, Copley Square, Boston, Sept. 25, 1977 (Poster)

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George H.W. Bush, Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Khalil Gibran Memorial Garden, Washington, D.C., May 24, 1991, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George H.W. Bush (1991, Book I), pp. 556 - 557. 
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The President spoke at 8:59 a.m. in the Khalil Gibran Memorial Garden (Washington, D.C.). In his opening remarks, he referred to William J. Baroody, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and president of the Khalil Gibran Centennial Foundation; Sheryl Ameen, member of the board of directors of the foundation; Peter S. Tannous and Adelaine Abercia, chairman and vice-chairman of the dedication committee; Ambassador Nassib S. Lahoud of Lebanon; Representative Mary Rose Oakar; and entertainers Flip Wilson and Jamie Farr. Following his remarks, the President traveled to Boston, MA.
Tags: 1991, dedication, memorial, Presidents, PublicPapers, Remarks