Capitol Hill Modern: Project Update

Image by Lana Blinderman Recap Primary objectives: 1. To start identifying, researching, and photographically documenting the most notable mid-century modern multifamily residential buildings constructed on Capitol Hill between circa 1945 and the late 1970s. 2. To increase awareness and representation of this historically significant and yet consistently underrepresented period of construction on Capitol Hill within the field of historic preservation and among the general public. Rationale for our temporal boundaries: While mid-century modern architecture has its roots in the 1930s, we chose circa 1945 to the late 1970s because the style didn't really start taking root on Capitol Hill until

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