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March 2017

“Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths 1852-2017” Opens @ NBM

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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For the past decade, much of this National Historic Landmark, a sprawling campus of 19th- and 20th-century structures, was closed to the public. Recent efforts to redevelop the St. Elizabeths site have created new opportunities to access and understand its rich architectural legacy, as well as its potential to revitalize one of the city’s most underserved wards. In concert with this massive transformation, the National Building Museum presents an exhibition that explores the architecture and landscape architecture of St. Elizabeths.…

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The Economics of Resilience: The Wharf project in Southwest D.C.

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Talk: The Economics of Resilience National Building Museum Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Register Developers PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette, partners on The Wharf project in Southwest D.C., consider sustainability and resilience good allies for the bottom line. Katharine Burgess, director of the Urban Land Institute's Urban Resilience Program, Hilary Bertsch, principal at Perkins Eastman, Matt Steenhoek, Vice President of Development for PN Hoffman and the Associate Project Director for The Wharf, and Elinor Bacon, president,…

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