He revived the original plan for the City of Washington.
He wrote the bill creating a U. S. Commission of Fine Arts.
He is a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
He is a Founder and honorary president of the American Federation of Arts.
Thus last week amid gala ceremony in Manhattan's Fine Arts Building did Architect Cass Gilbert enumerate the services to Art of 84-year-old Statesman Elihu Root and present him with the "President's Medal" of the National Academy of Design. It was the first...