A demolition permit has been filed for 16 Minuteman Hill, The Micheels House designed by Paul Rudolph. Demolition is slated for Tuesday, December 19th, 2006,with the roof membrane already removed earlier this week.
CIMA meeting for December 2006 will host guest lecturer Nepal Asatthawasi of the Paul Rudolph Foundation.
The new owners of a Paul Rudolph-designed residence in Westport, CT, have expressed intentions to demolish the house. The threat to the Rudolph project became known to the national preservation community, many of whom are trying to rally support to save this significant work, including a search for an alternate buyer to ensure the property’s preservation.
DOCOMOMO Japan and other preservation advocates in Tokyo are asking DOCOMOMO US members and friends to help save two important buildings designed by Antonin Raymond on the campus of Tokyo Women’s College.
Texas Historical Commission opposes design of Lady Bird Johnson Center at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum in Austin, Texas. The Museum complex was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of the firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
New management steeps the House of Blues Hotel in ugly as a part of another renovation of the former office building in architect Bertrand Goldberg's world famous Marina City complex in Chicago.
Guggenheim Comes Up With Plans for Restoring Structure - New York Sun Article
The Rachel Raymond House in Belmont, MA, designed by Eleanor Raymond in 1931, has been demolished.
DOCOMOMO US:The Future
Presentation and round table discussion at the National Trust's National Preservation Conference 2006, Pittsburgh, PA
DOCOMOMO US letter to the Editor of The Boston Globe in response to article, "Harvard Messes with a Materpiece," October 8th, 2006.