National Building Museum

D.C. Modern Preservation


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Robert C. Weaver Building.
Photo courtesy of the
General Services Administration.

In 2006, the D.C. Preservation League took a comprehensive look at Washington’s mid-20th-century architecture. Six years later, a panel of architects, developers, and preservationists looks back at  Washington’s history of mid-century design and discusses the progress made on preserving this building stock, while upgrading it for current use.

Panelists include;

  • Robert Carr, Managing Partner, Carr Development
  • Graham Davidson, FAIA, Hartman-Cox Architects
  • Benjamin Forgey (moderator)
  • David Maloney, State Histroic Preservation Officer, DC Office of Planning
  • Beth Savage, Director, Center for Historic Buildings, GSA, Public Buildings Service (invited)

  1.5 LU HSW (AIA)

$12 Museum and D.C. Preservation League members $12 Student | $20 Non-member. Prepaid registration required.Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

This program is generously sponsored by ASSA ABLOY.

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.

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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