National Building Museum

Bike Tour: The Landscapes of Oehme, van Sweden

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Virginia Ave Gardens, D.C.The Washington, D.C.-based firm of Oehme, van Sweden & Associates (OvS) revolutionized modern American landscape architecture through the use of ornamental grasses and perennials to create living tapestries requiring relatively little maintenance. Join Museum staff and OvS principals on a bike tour for an illuminating ground-level exploration of some of the firm’s major D.C. projects.

Tour stops include, the Virginia Ave. Gardens, World War II Memorial, Marting Luther King, Jr. Memorial and Pershing Park.

2.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 2.0 CM (AICP) / 2.0 PDH (LA CES)

$25 Member | $35 Non-member. The Museum will not be providing bikes or helmets. Participants should be comfortable with on-street riding. On-site registration is not available. Registration begins March 21, by calling 202.272.2448 from 10 am–5 pm, Monday through Friday, and will be assigned based on space availability.

Photo: Virginia Avenue Gardens, D.C.. Photo courtesy of Oehme, van Sweden.

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