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Obstacle cleared for development of Armenian Genocide Museum in Washington DC

Gerard L Cafesjian (Cafesjian Center for the Arts)
WASHINGTON, DC /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Cafesjian Family Foundation (CFF) welcomed the decision by the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia that the National Bank of Washington building and other contiguous properties revert to the Foundation under the terms of a 2003 grant agreement. The January 26 ruling opens the way for development of the Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial in the heart of the nation’s capital, a project the federal court called a “laudable goal.”
“I am gratified by this decision,” said President and CEO Gerard L. Cafesjian, adding that “the more significant vision for the Museum and Memorial can proceed without attempts to lessen the impact of the museum.”

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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