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Film Screening: The Experimental City
April 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 26
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Landmarks Preservation Resource Center
744 Rebecca Avenue, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
The Experimental City is a documentary about the Minnesota Experimental City project, a futuristic attempt to solve urban problems by creating a full-size city from scratch in the isolated woods of northern Minnesota. At the heart of the story is renowned scientist, inventor and comic-strip author Athelstan Spilhaus, who dreams of a new kind of planned city, a truly experimental city that continuously changes to find workable urban solutions. This new city would employ the newest technologies in communications, transport, pollution control, energy supply – even large-scale domed enclosure – in an attempt to create more livable cities for the 21st century.
Following the screening will be a short Question-and-Answer session by the filmmaker, Chad Freidrichs.
This screening is FREE to PHLF Members. Non-members: $10. RSVPs are appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-471-5808 ext. 527