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A Memorial honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been built on the National cheap michael kors bags Mall, situated adjacent to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, and in a direct line between the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials. honoring Dr. King. The ceremonial groundbreaking took place on November 13, 2006. McKissack McKissack / Turner Construction Company / Tompkins Builders, Inc. / Gilford Corporation Joint Venture served as the DesignBuild Team.