Woodward to Build Freedom Pavilion at National World War II Museum

30 September 2010

The new Freedom Pavilion at the National World War II Museum is the next phase in the expansion of the stellar museum. Woodward Design+Build is excited to have been chosen as the General Contractor on such an important project for both the City of New Orleans and to help remember the sacrifices of our greatest generation.

The Times-Picayune, NOLA.com

World War II Museum’s $35 million Freedom Pavilion to be formally announced Friday

The Times-Picayune, NOLA.com

26 August 2010

By The Associated Press The Associated Press

A flock of warbirds will be the stars of the latest expansion of the National World War II Museum.

Construction of the $35 million U.S. Freedom Pavilion: Land, Sea and Air will be formally announced Friday as part of the museum’s overall $300 million expansion.

The pavilion will be financed by a $20 million grant through the Department of Defense and $15 million given by the Boeing Co.

One of Boeing’s most famous World War II aircraft, the B-17G Flying Fortress heavy bomber, will be a centerpiece of the new exhibit.

Other aircraft to be displayed include North American B-25J Mitchell medium bomber, a General Motors TBM Avenger torpedo plane and a Douglas SBD Dautless dive bomber.


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