Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

"The Legacy of America's 32nd President"

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington Overview

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial honors the legacy of the 32nd President of the US, who oversaw the American effort during World War II. This monument of Washington DC is amongst the pioneers to giving access to disabled people with various needs.

The memorial features a statue of Roosevelt seated on his wheelchair, with his dog Fala seated beside him. The memorial is famous for its four rooms, signifying the four terms of his Presidency. Each room comprises a waterfall with increasing complexity as his terms progressed, highlighting the increasing number and difficulty of the challenges he faced as President.

Architect: Lawrence Halpern
Built to commemorate: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States of America
Timings: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Address: 1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242, United States
Fees: Free
Closest metro station: Smithsonian Metro Station

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