The fourth Annual DOCOMOMO US Tour Day is upon us!
Join DOCOMOMO US, our regional chapters and local
preservation organizations for more than twenty modern
architecture tours throughout the United States.
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Click here for the schedule and additional information.
In addition to the twelve US regional chapters, we have a number of new partners including the new DOCOMOMO US Friend Organization, Houston Mod, the New Haven Preservation Trust and the Chicago Architectural Foundation. We would also like to welcome back our returning partner organizations: Los Angeles Conservancy, Detroit Art Deco Society and the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.
Tour Day 2010 highlights range from tours of iconic modern masterpieces such as the Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, mid-century roadside modernism, historic post-war residential homes and skyscrapers, plazas, religious buildings and public art from coast-to-coast.
Join us as architecture enthusiasts, historians, architects, designers, preservationists across the United States come together for the country's largest event highlighting the work and history of the Modern Movement. Tour Day 2010 allows us to share our knowledge of and passion for the Modern Movement by promoting public interest in the subject and organizing advocacy efforts to protect endangered sites and buildings.
For more information and to register for a tour, visit the Tour Day 2010 page of our website. With last year's Tour Day drawing nearly 600 participants, register today! Tickets will sell out quickly.
Reservations and questions regarding a particular tour should be directed to the applicable chapter/partner organization.
See you October 9th!