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Matthew B. Gilmore

Monthly Archives: May, 2019

What Once Was – Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part I, Anticipation and Local Innovation

PUBLISHED: MAY 21ST, 2019 Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles. By Matthew B. Gilmore* “… Not calculated to frighten the horses. . . .” That … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City: 1790-1840 – Latrobe Chapter Lecture, by author Robert Kapsch

THE LATROBE CHAPTER OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS PRESENTSBuilding Washington: Engineering and Construction of  a New Federal City: 1790-1840Latrobe Chapter Lecture by Robert Kapsch, Ph.D., M.ASCE, Hon., AIATomorrow! Tuesday, May 14 at … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

International Spy Museum reopens

https://www.bisnow.com/washington-dc/news/economic-development/inside-the-new-162m-spy-museums-mission-to-lure-tourists-to-lenfant-plaza-98870 May 12, 2019 the International Spy Museum officially reopens at its new location. 700 L’Enfant Plaza, SW Washington DC 20024202.393.7798 Click https://www.spymuseum.org/ https://www.spymuseum.org/exhibition-experiences/ for all DC’s museums see: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/2019/03/29/museums-in-washington-dc-2019-spring-update-and-a-list-of-all-d-c-s-museums/

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment