You know it’s gonna get tough when the preservationists get involved. I’m not even joking. For anyone who”s ever been involved in a land dispute, renovation project, or any other architectural issue involving historically important buildings, you know that trying to get one over on the preservationists is a monumental task.

This Washington Post article lays out the details, but this is yet another roadblock, opening salvo in a battle for the soul of The Corcoran Gallery of Art that it going to start taking shape more clearly in the next few months. Stay tuned.