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W E D N E S D A Y

When the Langston Terrace Dwellings were built in 1937, architect Hilyard P. Johnson christened the drab brick structures a “planned Utopia for the reclamation of human lives.” The Northeast D.C. housing project could never live up to such a billing, particularly when its faceless sponsors called them “dwellings” and not “homes.” Home: The Langston Terrace Dwellings, which incorporates New Deal footage and interviews with past and present residents, screens at noon at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. FREE. (202) 272-2448. (BG)