National Building Museum

Panel: Documenting Downtown D.C.

Defrees Street DISTRICT IIJoin photographers Chris Earnshaw, Phil Portlock, Bill Lebovich, Joseph Mills and moderator Jeff Krulik, filmmaker, Heavy Metal Parking Lot, for insight on documenting downtown from the 1960s onwards, through their street, architectural, and subterranean photography. The introduction of Metrorail, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., grass-roots and codified historic preservation efforts: These developments are among the many influences on the built and social environment of downtown D.C. during decades of rapid change. The program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition DISTRICT II, which will be open from 5:30–6:30.

$12 Museum and Historical Society of Washington, D.C Members | $5 Student | $20 Non-member

Pre-paid registration is closed. Walk-in registration based on availability.

Photo by Chris Earnshaw.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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