"The Architecture of Bureaucracy" Event in Washington, D.C. on October 17

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The National Civic Art Society and C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State cordially invite you to attend an event on "The Architecture of Bureaucracy" in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday October 17, 2018.

Catesby Leigh, the National Civic Art Society's 2018-2019 Research Fellow, will deliver the keynote address. He will discuss the intellectual and aesthetic inspiration for bureaucratic buildings of the New Deal and later eras, and their stark contrast with the classical principles that influenced the architects of our Capitol, White House, and our republic’s other early buildings.


  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Registration & Reception

  • 6:00 - 6:10 PM: Welcome by Adam White & Justin Shubow

  • 6:10 - 7:20 PM: Keynote Address by Catesby Leigh

  • 7:20 - 8:15 PM: Reception

Location: Decatur House (748 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC 20006)

The event is free and open to the public.

Register HERE.