America’s History On Display At New Smithsonian
Essay / February 2017 / Walter Hill

America’s History On Display At New Smithsonian

Walking down the national mall towards the Smithsonian Museum of African American history, I was struck by how much the architecture of the building seems to scoff at the surrounding Greco-Roman fare and create its own kind of style and gravitas. It’s the sore thumb of Smithsonian museum architecture. And maybe that’s fitting; the history … Continue reading