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No New Jewish Museum For D.C., Yet

Trump Hotel wins Old Post Office redevelopment bid

by
Stephanie Butnick
February 08, 2012

The U.S. Government Services Administration has announced the winning redevelopment plan for the Old Post Office on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., and it’s not the National Museum of the Jewish People. The Romanesque Revival building will instead become a 250-room Trump Hotel, the Washington Post reports.

In November, Allison Hoffman detailed the plans for the proposed museum, which would have accompanied a Hyatt Hotel. Maybe they could convince co-religionist Ivanka?

Stephanie Butnick is chief strategy officer of Tablet Magazine, co-founder of Tablet Studios, and a host of the Unorthodox podcast.

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