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Adult Programs

Cities Versus Natural Disasters: Retreat or Resist?

Smart Growth

October 20, 2014

Franklyn Cater, NPR Cities Project editor, facilitates a panel conversation examining how cities are managing their built environments in the face of increasing natural disasters and rising waters caused by climate change.


Fire Island Modernist

October 22, 2014

Christopher Rawlins, principal of New York-based Rawlins Design and author of Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction chronicles the life of this largely-forgotten, complex architect.


October 21, 2014

Lisa S. Roberts, high-design promoter and connoisseur, presents her new book designPOP, featuring game-changing international products designed since the year 2000.


This Time Next Year

October 27, 2014

This Time Next Year tracks the resilience of Long Beach Island, New Jersey for one year as residents rebuild following Hurricane Sandy.

Ghost Tours

Explore the dark history of some of the well-known and lesser-known residents of the Museum's historic building. You never know who you might meet...



The National Building Museum offers tours of its historic building, innovative construction sites and buildings, exhibitions, and more.
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