Join the NWiR for a tour of the Buildings on the National Mall which sit opposite the Monuments on the other end!
The tour will be April 7th after for those planning on attending the NRCA Roofing Day in Washington Dc on April 6th. 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.
The tour is being conducted by Julie Butler who has dedicated her career to understanding and preserving historic buildings. A graduate from The University of Mary Washington, she is an expert on the History and Historic Preservation of Famous and not so Famous Buildings throughout the world with , a resume of work which includes such places as St. Trophime Cathedral in Arles, France, Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) in Washington DC., and Annaburg Manor in Manassas, Va.. 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.
If you can’t make it to DC for one of the walking tours on April 7th , Julie will be doing a virtual walking tour on April 28th at 3pm.
Registration Link to Virtual Tour: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlc-qpqDwqH9eDsxCnz1qKC1NL4rPXBNGI