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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 6, 2019

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

May 1, 2019

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced March 11 that it is moving forward with a renovation and redesign of its Sculpture Garden and a buildin...

March 11, 2019

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden often draws architectural focus for its striking 1974 Gordon Bunshaft building. Now, the latter half of its offic...

February 26, 2018

The history of Fairfax County, Va., is traditionally centered on the Colonial and Early Republic architecture at its southern end: Mount Vernon, Woodlawn P...

January 18, 2018

Docomomo DC board president Tom Jester and member Deane Madsen were invited to speak on the subject of Brutalism at the National Capital Planning Commissio...

September 7, 2017

Docomomo DC hosted Rediscovering Brutalism, a lecture and tour highlighting the unique brutalist architectural heritage of Washington, D.C., as part of thi...

July 21, 2017

Mark your calendar!

Docomomo DC is pleased to invite you to the annual fall Tour Day. This year's lecture and tour will feature Washington, D.C.'s brutalist...

July 20, 2017

Washington’s Metrorail has come under fire, literally, in the last few years, but the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)’s recent effor...

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