Sweden on the Potomac

by Editorial


Novak sold the waterfront land; Georgetowners heard a hotel would be built there. But when that fell through, Novak bought back the land and Sweden took another look. By this time Jan Eliasson was the beloved ambassador and Gunnar Lund was in Stockholm serving as the Swedish Cabinet Member who ended up overseeing the financing for the House of Sweden after the project was finally approved.

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