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If you can’t make it to DC for one of the in-person walking tours, Julie Butler will be doing a virtual walking tour on April 28th at 3pm

“Monumental buildings on the National Mall” Tour Presented by: Julie Butler & Durable Slate/Durable Restoration

Join us for a tour of the Buildings on the National Mall which sit opposite the Monuments on the other end! During this tour we will explore the exterior of several buildings on the West side of the National Mall including the United States Capitol, the Library of Congress Jefferson building, The United States Supreme Court building, the Smithsonian Arts and Industries building, the Smithsonian Castle, the National Gallery of Art and others. Learn about their architectural history and materiality including the many types of roofs.

Julie Butler has dedicated her career to understanding and preserving historic buildings.  She graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a bachelor’s degree in History and Historic Preservation, and from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a master’s degree in Historic Preservation.  Her work includes such places as St. Trophime Cathedral in Arles, France, Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) in Washington DC., and Annaburg Manor in Manassas, Va., in naming a few historic places and buildings.  Her expertise spans many disciplines, such as mortar analysis, plaster casting, detail preservation and material analyses and relationships, especially for structures experiencing extreme weather conditions.  Julie has been with Durable Slate and Durable Restoration for the last six years, leading their preservation initiatives in the Mid-Atlantic.

Registration Link to Virtual Tour: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlc-qpqDwqH9eDsxCnz1qKC1NL4rPXBNGI

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

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