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Emma Filar
Director, Marketing & Communications
202.272.2448, ext. 3458

News Releases

Pilot district

Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973

Thursday, February 1, 2018

New exhibition examines short-lived Pilot District Project, 50 years later WASHINGTON, D.C.—On March 31, the National Building Museum and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. present Community Policing in the Nation’s Capital: The Pilot District Project, 1968-1973. Through original documents, maps, posters, and other materials—all...

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Home Today/Home Tomorrow competition showcases universal design solutions

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Jurors discuss competition and need for design-based innovations for aging in place WHAT Learn about new standards in housing design that enable people to stay in their homes through various life stages, as imagined by architects and designers from the Home Today/Home Tomorrow design challenge. Architect...

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NBM MissionsStatement V2

New Mission Statement

Friday, December 1, 2017

by Chase W. Rynd, Executive Director I have been the Museum’s executive director for over 14 years, and have seen us go through incredible growth and changes. We now welcome almost a half million people through our doors each year. We have developed exhibitions on...

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