Legislation signed to build the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

In by TCMA Staff

On August 22nd, 1987 Ronald Reagan stated “I have signed S. 1550, the Federal Triangle Development Act. This legislation will permit completion of the development of the Federal Triangle in the District of Columbia through the construction of a building that will serve as Federal office space as well as house an international cultural and trade center.” A design for the building was picked in October 1989 and construction began shortly after.