National Building Museum

Panel: A New Look at Old 19th Century Kirkbride Hospitals

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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St.Elizabeths-GSA.gifMonica Pellegrino-Faix, executive director, The Richardson Olmsted Complex, Nathaniel C. Guest, Esq., executive director, Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust, and Andrea Janusz, RA, Lord, Aeck &Sargent, discuss the development efforts at St. Elizabeths, Buffalo State Asylum, and Greystone Park, to illustrate how these sites are inspiring a new understanding of the influence and role of historic preservation of Kirkbride style mental health hospitals. This program complements the Museum’s exhibition Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017.

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) / 1.5 PDH HSW (LA CES)

$12 Museum  | $10 Student | $20 Non-member

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The Center Building, South Entry. Rendering courtesy of General Services Administration.