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Preliminary List of Submissions for Old Georgetown Board Meeting of July 3, 2019

Greetings: The preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District received that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on July 3, 2019 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097  .

EVENT - “Equitable Development and Eminent Domain: From the Freeway Fight to Beltway Expansion”

Join us tomorrow (Wednesday), June 19th, at 6pm at Busboys And Poets (Brookland) for a panel discussion in conjunction with the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s “A Right to the City” exhibition — the event is “Equitable Development and Eminent Domain: From the Freeway Fight to Beltway Expansion”

Potomac Chapter ASLA Exhibition of Award-Winning Projects July 1-August 30, 2019

Exhibition Opening Reception

July 1, 6:30-8pm

District Architecture Center

Washington, DC

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition of the 2019 Professional Awards of the Potomac Chapter ASLA. Network with allied professionals as you explore award-winning works of landscape architecture around the region.

Reception Sponsored by: Rain Bird

Robert Kapsch – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City, 1790-1840”

Robert Kapsch – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City, 1790-1840”

Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City, 1790-1840

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018

 

Matthew B. Gilmore

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