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June 12, 2020

As the nation experiences justifiable outrage following the recent murder of George Floyd, Docomomo DC recognizes and is inspired by the National Organizat...

February 5, 2020

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) has continued to move forward with its planned revitalization of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.  The projects...

October 14, 2019

On October 10, the Montgomery County Planning Board rejected historic designation for the NRMCA and NSGA Headquarters Building in Silver Spring, MD, by a v...

October 6, 2019

In late September, Docomomo DC sent a letter to the the Historic Preservation ProgramMontgomery County Planning Department, urging support for the historic...

October 15, 2018

Historic Districts: Hidden Treasure or Hassle? Panel at DC History Conference 

The D.C. History Conference tackles issues of Mobility, Migration, and Move...

July 11, 2018

Plans for a development that would demolish the former Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Headquarters in Hyattsville, Maryland are back before...

June 8, 2018

The former Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Headquarters in Hyattsville, Maryland is one step closer to being saved from the wrecking ba...

May 7, 2018

A group of citizens in Hyattsville, Maryland, have organized in opposition to the demolition of a local mid-century modern gem.  The group calls itself Sav...

November 6, 2017

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Headquarters in Hyattsville may be demolished and replaced with 7 acres of single family homes if plans...

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