Architecture of an Asylum: St Elizabeth’s 1852-2017

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Every Day at 10:00AM until December 31, 2017

Cost

Free

Where

401 F Street NW

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The Architecture of an Asylum will present a remarkable story about American healthcare, architectural history, and promising adaptive reuse. Under the General Services Administration’s control since 2004, the historic site—much of it vacant and deserted for decades—is now undergoing massive change. Visitors, always curious about the troubled history of mental health care, and interested in expansive plans for urban renewal, will be fascinated by the surprising story of this hospital and its urban campus.