Docomomo DC to Host Mod Mixer, Jan. 25

Local preservation advocacy group Docomomo DC will host a mixer at the Watergate’s Next Whisky Bar on Thursday, Jan. 25.
 

Meet up with your fellow modern enthusiasts at one of DC’s most celebrated mid-century buildings.

Please join us for the Mod Mixer Happy Hour at The Watergate Hotel’s Next Whisky Bar Thursday, January 25th at 6:00pm.

Via Docomomo-DC.org

BrutalistDC to Lecture at National Capital Planning Commission

Following on the success of the Docomomo DC Tour Day, Rediscovering Brutalism, founder Deane Madsen has been asked to deliver a lecture on Brutalism for the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC). Teaming up with Docomomo DC president Tom Jester, Madsen will have the opportunity to educate NCPC staff on the importance of Brutalism, highlighting successful examples of renovations and restorations while also pointing to buildings that have been lost, such as the Third Church of Christ, Scientist, and the API Building in Reston, Va.