Docomomo US/Greater Philadelphia advocates for and creates awareness of Modern Sites, Buildings, Neighborhoods and Landscapes.
Docomomo US Greater Philadelphia (Docomomo US PHL) seeks to stimulate interest in and educate the public about Modern buildings, sites, neighborhoods and landscapes.
Docomomo US PHL seeks to act as a watchdog when examples of Modern buildings, sites, neighborhoods and landscapes are in jeopardy and advocate for their appropriate protection and preservation.
Docomomo US PHL seeks to make a register of important Modern buildings, sites, neighborhoods and landscapes to be preserved and documented.
Docomomo US PHL seeks to exchange knowledge and ideas about architects, Modern buildings, sites, neighborhoods and landscapes and to share techniques about their documentation and conservation.
In March 2013, the chapter held a lecture on architect John Grisdale, presented by member William Whitaker, held at the Library Company of Philadelphia a 1965 Carroll, Grisdale and Van Allen Building. Members Karen Ramsey, AIA and Karen Moustafellos provided one page brochures as a companion guide for the event. A one-page brochure on the Library Company can be downloaded here.