The National Capital Planning CommissionÂ has approved the preliminary site and building plans theÂ General Services AdministrationÂ andÂ U.S. Institute of PeaceÂ submitted for separate facility rehabilitation projects in Washington.
NCPC said ThursdayÂ it concurs with GSA’s preliminary plans to redevelop the Center Building on St. Elizabeths West Campus as the new headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security.
The commission also recommends the integration of a landscape plan and structural design elements with the proposed restoration and replacement work.
USIP can also move forward with its planned expansion toÂ Potomac Annex buildings 6 and 7 for additional office, classroom and event space, NCPC said.
According to the commission, the approved work includes new construction and site improvements.