Smithsonian Institution National Zoological Park Bird House Renewal
Location: 3001 Connecticut Avenue, NW | Washington, DC
Architect:Quinn Evans Architects
Contract Amount:$37.7 Million
Date of Completion:8/31/2020
Grunley is performing the full renovation and restoration of the Bird House at the National Zoo in Washington, DC for the Smithsonian Institution. The project scope includes construction of a new entrance addition and renovation of the existing Bird House Building; restoration of the historic concrete arch at the building’s entrance; redevelopment of the grounds north of the Bird House including stormwater bioretention areas, selective utility upgrades and a new bird-friendly landscape with integrated seating and pathways; and structural improvements and minor renovations to the Great Flight Aviary and pedestrian bridge. The Bird House Building will be closed to visitors throughout the two-year project.