Updated information on funeral arrangements for Marion Barry

Please note the following updated information regarding the funeral arrangements for Marion Barry:

  • The body will lie in state for public viewing in the first floor lobby of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW) on Thursday from 9AM to midnight, and Friday from 6AM to 9AM.
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW will be entirely closed between 12th Street and 14th Street from 4AM on Thursday to 10:30AM on Friday. Expect traffic delays.
  • Those paying respects and attending the public viewing are encouraged to use public transportation. The Metro Center and Federal Triangle Metro stations are located nearby.  Many Metrobus lines, as well as Circulator lines, pass nearby.
  • Large crowds are expected at all funeral events, including the public viewing. Please expect long lines.