GENEROUS

Donor Gives $18M for Lincoln Memorial

Philanthropist David Rubenstein plans to give $18 million to refurbish the Lincoln Memorial, according to the National Park Service’s announcement. Rubenstein has already given tens of millions towards the Washington Monument. This money will specificially go towards the memorial’s roof, adding a second elevator, and also a plan to add another 15,000 square feet of visitor space beneath the memorial where exhibits will go.