Tuesday, April 3, 6–8 PM
District Architecture Center
421 7th Street NW. Washington DC 20004
The 1960s was a decade of upheaval. Post-World War II suburbanization had left American cities economically fragile and socially stratified. An unpopular and seemingly endless war in Vietnam was fueling dissent. And racial inequality remained despite the continuing struggle for civil rights.
reBirth::Washington DC 50 Years after 1968 examines architecture’s role in the city’s rebirth. Organized geographically by neighborhood and chronologically by completion, it presents significant projects in each area that have served as catalysts for change.