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Chicago Architect's Design Selected for US WWI Memorial

A park-like design by a Chicago architect was selected for the National World War I Memorial in Washington on Tuesday, the project's organizers said. Architect Joseph Weishaar's design, called "The Weight of Sacrifice," was picked by the World War I Centennial Commission to be built at Pershing Park in downtown Washington. It will commemorate the more than 116,000 Americans who died in the war. Weishaar, 25, and New York sculptor Sabin Howard headed a team that...

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