National Building Museum

The National Mall: Rethinking Washington's Monumental Core

Increased demand for additional buildings and usage has sparked debates over the future of Washington, D.C.’s National Mall. Hear a panel of experts discuss the complicated task of preserving the legacy of the National Mall, while addressing the needs of disparate interest groups.  The exhibition Washington: Symbol and City will be open for viewing prior to the lecture.  Following the lecture, panelists will sign copies of The National Mall: Rethinking Washington’s Monumental Core.

Marcel Acosta, Executive Director, National Capital Planning Commission
Dr. Judy Scott Feldman, President, National Coalition to Save Our Mall
Dr. Cynthia Field, Architectural Historian Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution
Roger K. Lewis, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, and Columnist, The Washington Post, will moderate the program.

1.5 LU (AIA)/ 1.5 CM (AICP)

$12 Members; $12 Students; $20 Non-members. Prepaid registration required. Walk in registration based on availability.

Firehook, the Museum's cafe, will be open prior to the lecture and serving light fare.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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