National Building Museum

Teen Tour: Making Room for Affordability

Date:
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ker-Conway.pngExplore a new affordable housing solution for formerly homeless veterans and low income residents in D.C. with an offsite tour of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence. Program begins at the Museum with a guided tour of the exhibition Making Room: Housing for a Changing America and a conversation about homelessness here in D.C. facilitated by Linda Kaufman, director of homeless services at DowntownDC BID. Lead project consultant Chapman Todd from Community Solutions and DLR Group senior associate Robert WidgerRA lead the offsite tour.

Free, youth ages 15–18. Limited to 25 participants. Registration required.

Online registration now closed. To register, please call the Museum and ask for the Teen Programs Manager by noon, Friday, April 6.

Tour begins at the National Building Museum, but youth have the option to leave from the Ker Conway Residence or return to the Museum with staff when tour ends. We will walk from the Museum to the Ker Conway Residence, about 20 minutes. Permission forms and information about lunch will be shared with registered participants.

Spearheaded by Community Solutions, the Ker Conway Residence in Washington, D.C., includes 60 studios set aside for veterans. Designed by Sorg and Associates, the building is oriented to take full advantage of views and maximize natural light throughout. Courtesy DLR Group.

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