Georgetown Law to Honor Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

April 19, 2019

At Tuesday groundbreaking for monument in Norton’s honor, Georgetown Law to name its “tower green” after the civil rights champion and retired faculty member


On Tuesday, April 23, Georgetown University Law Center will dedicate the “tower green” surrounding its iconic clock tower to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. The event will include remarks, followed by a ceremonial groundbreaking and the unveiling of proposed installation.


Eleanor Holmes Norton
D.C. Congresswoman and Georgetown Law Professor Emerita

Muriel Bowser, Mayor of the District of Columbia
John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University
William M. Treanor, Dean of Georgetown University Law Center


Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
4:00 p.m.: Remarks
4:45 p.m.: Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Unveiling
5:00 p.m.: Reception/Photo Exhibit


Georgetown Law, 600 New Jersey Avenue., NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
The “tower green” is located in the green space surrounding the clock tower, located between McDonough Hall and the Scott K. Ginsburg Sport & Fitness Center


Media wishing to attend email