Dec 16-Dec 29, 2021
- 10 Tips for a Fire-Safe Home
Home fires can be a catastrophic event for any household. A lifetime of memories can be lost before your eyes in an instant. Or worse: 74% of all fire-related deaths occur in the home. Older Americans (age 65+) face even higher risk. Despite only making up 15% of the population, they account for 35% of all fire-related deaths.
Jun 17 – Jun 30, 2021
- Spaces that Once Were: Gentrification and High Density
A mid–rise building now stands where her grandmother's hair salon once stood on H Street, NE in the same way that an 11–unit building stands in the space that was once her single–family home on Kearny Street, NE in Washington, DC, recalls Daiyyah Edwards Abdullah.
August 27 – September 09, 2020
- 5 Sustainable Ways to Keep Your Home Cool
Even though it's August (or early September), summer isn't over. That means high heat and humidity for at least one more month. It's not always easy to stay cool – especially if you don't have an AC unit to provide relief on 90–degree days.
February 2 – February 15, 2017
- Gee’s Bend Quilts – A Black Collectible
Their isolation fostered the necessity to use materials on hand to make needed items such as quilts to stay warm during cold nights and ironically produced a creative vacuum for the quilters.