National Building Museum

Smart Growth: The Difficult Rebirth of American Urbanism

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Intersetion in Wheaton, MD.

New city neighborhoods are in demand, yet urbanism, transit, and walkable streets can face resistance from a deeply rooted suburban value system. Benjamin Ross, author of Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism, posits that in order to succeed, urbanists must offer a compelling vision of change. A book signing follows the talk.

1.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (LA CES)

FREE. Pre-Registration required. Walk in registration based on availability.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration is for event planning purposes only and does not guarantee a seat. Online registration for Museum programs closes at midnight the day before the scheduled program.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Smart Growth is generously supported by the National Association of Realtors. Additional support is provided by Smart Growth America.

Photo: Intersection in Wheaton, MD. Courtesy of Dan Reed.

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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