Bollinger Canopy of Peace Media Resources

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Canopy of Peace Skyline View

Viewed from the West Bank of New Orleans, The National WWII Museum’s Bollinger Canopy of Peace — featuring a state-of-the-art lighting system — will soon take its place as a stunning, new landmark on the city’s skyline.

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Canopy of Peace Architectural View

The Bollinger Canopy of Peace, an iconic architectural structure scheduled for completion in 2018, will rise 148 feet above the center of the institution’s campus. The Canopy—a steel lattice framework supporting Teflon-coated fiberglass panels—will be 482 feet long and 134 feet wide, held aloft by four steel legs anchored in more than 1,260 cubic yards of concrete.

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Canopy of Peace Night View

The Bollinger Canopy of Peace was made possible through a generous 2015 gift from longtime Museum Trustee Donald T. “Boysie” Bollinger and his wife Joy. Designed by Voorsanger Mathes, LLC, the Canopy will stand as the crown jewel over the campus, transforming the Museum’s visitor experience.

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Canopy of Peace Campus View

The Bollinger Canopy of Peace is a one-of-a-kind structure that will visually unify the Museum’s architecturally distinctive campus, bringing all of the buildings together in a way that embraces the stories told beneath it of the American experience in World War II.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Steel Arrival

On March 26, construction began on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace as the first pieces of zinc-coated steel arrived. The steel is part of the structure’s massive 825-ton frame-and-truss system. Assembly of the Canopy is scheduled for completion by November 2018 – making it a towering addition to the News Orleans skyline.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Steel Arrival

On March 26, construction began on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace as the first pieces of zinc-coated steel arrived. The steel is part of the structure’s massive 825-ton frame-and-truss system. Assembly of the Canopy is scheduled for completion by November 2018 – making it a towering addition to the News Orleans skyline.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Steel Arrival

On March 26, construction began on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace as the first pieces of zinc-coated steel arrived. The steel is part of the structure’s massive 825-ton frame-and-truss system. Assembly of the Canopy is scheduled for completion by November 2018 – making it a towering addition to the News Orleans skyline.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Steel Arrival

On March 26, construction began on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace as the first pieces of zinc-coated steel arrived. The steel is part of the structure’s massive 825-ton frame-and-truss system. Assembly of the Canopy is scheduled for completion by November 2018 – making it a towering addition to the News Orleans skyline.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Steel Arrival

On March 26, construction began on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace as the first pieces of zinc-coated steel arrived. The steel is part of the structure’s massive 825-ton frame-and-truss system. Assembly of the Canopy is scheduled for completion by November 2018 – making it a towering addition to the News Orleans skyline.

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Bollinger Canopy of Peace – Groundbreaking

On March 28, The National WWII Museum officially broke ground on the Bollinger Canopy of Peace. Scheduled for completion in November 2018, the Canopy will transform the New Orleans skyline as it soars 148 feet above ground - unifying the Museum’s campus and serving as a magnificent entryway to enhance the visitor experience.

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