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Demolition of the Navy Annex

This page is your source for the latest information about the Navy Annex demolition project, led by Washington Headquarters Services. Please contact us directly for specific questions or requests regarding this effort.

Navy Annex photo, December 2, 2013. A cleared field with two orange traffic cones in the middle. A view of the land where Wings 1-7 once stood

December 2, 2013


A cleared view of where Wing 1-7 once stood.
Navy Annex photo, August 31, 2013. A view of the cleared areas where the building’s headhouse once stood.

August 31, 2013


A view of the cleared areas where the building’s headhouse once stood.
Navy Annex photo, July 31, 2013. A cleared view of the land where Wings 1-5 once stood. Trucks work on the remaining pieces of Wings 6-7 in the background

July 31, 2013


A cleared view of the land where Wings 1-5 once stood. Trucks work on the remaining pieces of Wings 6-7 in the background.
Navy Annex photo. June 27, 2013. A cleared view of the land where Wings 1-5 once stood. Trucks work on the remaining pieces of Wings 6-7 in the background

June 27, 2013


Demolition crews spray the in-progress areas of the site with water cannons to minimize dust.
Navy Annex photo. May 31, 2013. A view of the cleared area where Wings 1-5 once stood

May 31, 2013


A view of the cleared area where Wings 1-5 once stood.
Navy Annex photo. April 26, 2013. The team uses a variety of construction equipment to clear debris after bringing down each wing

April 26, 2013


The team uses a variety of construction vehicles and equipment to clear debris after bringing down each wing.
Navy Annex photo. March 21, 2013. The team uses a variety of construction vehicles and equipment to clear debris after bringing down each wing.

March 21, 2013


The team completed all associated work on Wing 3 of the structure ahead of schedule on March 13.
Navy Annex photo. February 21, 2013. The team completed all associated work on Wing 3 of the structure ahead of schedule on March 13.

February 21, 2013


The team completed all associated demolition work on Wing 2 of the structure ahead of schedule on February 8.
Navy Annex photo. January 18, 2013. The team completed all associated demolition work on Wing 2 of the structure ahead of schedule on February 8

January 18, 2013


The Corinthian Contractors Inc. and Demolition Services Inc. (DSI) Joint Venture construction team completed all associated demolition work on Wing 1 of the structure ahead of schedule on January 15.
A photo of Mr. Brazis wearing a suit and hard hat while swinging a sledge hammer

Community Message

On behalf of Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) and our Department of Defense partners, welcome to the Navy Annex demolition website. WHS is leading the administrative transfer of both the Navy Annex property and the Air Force Memorial to the Secretary of the Army. This effort also includes preparing the land for future use by Arlington National Cemetery.

We are committed to regularly communicating with the community on the demolition of the Navy Annex through various channels, including this website. Throughout the project's duration, this website will be updated with relevant news stories, upcoming events, and other information.

William E. Brazis, WHS Director