On Tuesday, June 20, 2006, despite months of active campaigning by local and national preservationists, the Sarasota (Florida) School Board voted 5-0 to demolish Paul Rudolph’s 1957 Riverview High School. As reported in DOCOMOMO US's Summer 2006 newsletter, it was Rudolph’s first major architectural commission, following his remarkable early period of residential design.
Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and
Preservation announces the release of:
Future Anterior: Journal of Historic Preservation History, Theory and Criticism, v.3, n.1 (Summer 2006).
“Architectures modernes en Méditerranée
(A2M) - Modern Architecture in the Mediterranean", an International research network launched by Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in 2006, is online, at the following address:
The viability of two SOM Buildings at the Great Lakes Naval Station project in Great Lakes, Illinois, is currently in question. On May 18, 2006, the Department of the Navy issued its first notice of Environmental Assessment (EA) for the two structures, a move which is usually a precursor to demolition. The Navy will review public comment until Tuesday, June 20, 2006.
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