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Heightened Conversations: Global Perspectives on the Impact of Building Heights in National Capitals

Washington's horizontal skyline is shaped by the Height of Buildings Act of 1910, a federal law which regulates the height of all buildings within Washington, DC. But, is this the right policy to help guide future growth in the nation’s capital? Join a panel of international experts as they consider the role governments play in managing building height in capital cities worldwide and examine strategies to balance city character and economic vitality in other capital cities. Presented in partnership with the National Capital Planning Commission.

Event begins at 7:00PM

Presented by: National Archives

Categories: Discussion

Event Venue

The National Archives Building

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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