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Film Premiere – Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City Wed. June 9

by Prince Of Petworth May 26, 2010 at 3:30 pm 0

This film will be shown where Screen on the Green films are shown on the Mall at 4th Street NW. Ed. Note: It looks like Screen on the Green has been saved as well, I’ll share that in a separate post. In the meantime, this film sounds pretty sweet.

“Kick-off summer by joining us on the National Mall the evening of Wednesday, June 9 for Washington, DC premiere of the new documentary film “Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham & the American City.” I know the event will be of interest to you and the readers of PoP. The setting alone could not be more appropriate, given that Burnham played a key role in making the National Mall what it is today.

What: Washington, DC premiere of the new documentary film “Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham & the American City”

When: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, 8:30 p.m. | Rain or Shine

Where: Outdoor screening on the National Mall at 4th Street, Washington, DC (Same location as Screen on the Green)

Sponsors: The Archimedia Workshop in Association with: Embassy of the Philippines, National Capital Planning Commission, National Endowment for the Humanities, Trust for the National Mall, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, and the William Blair & Company

Details: Few individuals have had a greater impact on the American city than architect and city planner Daniel Burnham. Come and discover the timely and intriguing story of the man who helped design the National Mall as we know it today. The film screening is free and open to the public. www.ncpc.gov”

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