Making Room for a Modern Workforce
The U.S. Forest Service streamlines office space to accommodate more employees and more collaboration.
The U.S. Forest Service inhabits one of the more visible historical landmarks in Washington. The brick red Sidney Yates building, which opened its doors in 1880, sits at the edge of the National Mall.
The Forest Service, which turns 110 this year, grew out of its headquarters space years ago and leased offices across the Potomac in Rosslyn, Virginia. After a seven-month, $30 million renovation, completed in January 2014, the agency now boasts some of the most modern workspace in the city.
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