Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City
9/18/2019 | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Jo Ann Rose Gallery RCC Lake Anne
The Reston Historic Trust & Museum to host author Amanda Hurley to speak about her book Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City. Her talk will discuss and compare Reston as a radical suburb with other communities including the co-housing commune of Old Economy, Pennsylvania; a tiny-house anarchist community in Piscataway, New Jersey; a government-planned garden city in Greenbelt, Maryland; a racially integrated subdivision (before the Fair Housing Act) in Trevose, Pennsylvania; and experimental Modernist enclaves in Lexington, Massachusetts. The author will be available to sign purchased copies of her book. Event is free and open to the public. Talk will be in the Jo Ann Rose Gallery RCC Lake Anne. Program will start at 7p.m.
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About the Reston Historic Trust & Museum
The Reston Historic Trust & Museum (RHT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Reston’s past, informing the present, and influencing the future of Reston. RHT is located at Lake Anne Plaza and is open Monday through Saturday free of charge and conducts educational and public programming, exhibitions, and public events including the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta, Reston Home Tour, and Founder’s Day. RHT also preserves a collection of archival material and artifacts related to the history of Reston. Programs of the Reston Historic Trust & Museum are supported in part by Reston Community Center.