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What Can I Do About Housing Instability in My Community?

Monday, July 30, 2018

Whether or not you are affected by housing instability, there are actions you can take to improve your situation and our communities overall.  The low-income rental housing crisis affects more than 11 million people throughout the United States. Minimum wage doesn’t cover the rent for...

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Evicted Exhibition

Curator Insights on Evicted

Monday, July 30, 2018

By Sarah A. Leavitt The Evicted exhibition is designed to introduce our visitors to an important and underreported topic: low-income renter eviction. We worked with sociologist Matthew Desmond, an architecture firm, Matter Architecture Practice, a radio producer, Unfurl, and a graphic design firm, mgmt., to present...

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Secret Cities Radiation Dosage Chart

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It goes without saying that building the atomic bomb in the “Secret Cities” of the Manhattan Project involved working with high levels of radioactivity. At that time, the risks of radiation exposure were not as understood as they are today. Even now, there are debates...

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Gala 2017

National Building Museum Announces 2018 Honor Awardees

Thursday, May 10, 2018

On May 31, Madison Marquette and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington honored at annual gala WASHINGTON, D.C.—The National Building Museum will present its Honor Award to Madison Marquette and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington at its annual gala on May...

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