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  • September 2010 E-News Brief

    Tour Day 2010  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.
      Tour Day 2010 regional chapters
      Louisiana/New Orleans
      Mid_Texas Modern
      New England
      New York/Tri-State
      North Texas
      San Francisco/NOCA
    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! 


    Photo by: Richie Diesterheft via Flickr

    ING building built by Minoru Yamasaki  Docomomo US is proud to officially
      welcome our newest chapter:
      Docomomo US/Minnesota!  
      The Minnesota Chapter of
      Docomomo US will join the ten
      regional chapters and continue to
      strengthen the US working party's
      impact by across the country.
      Minnesota preservationists,
      architects, scholars and people
      interested in the area's significant
      modern movement history have
      gained momentum over the past
      years, organizing local tours,
      lectures and events, and
      connecting with each other
      through regular Facebook and
      Twitter updates.  For the 2009
      National Tour Day Docomomo
      US/Minnesota presented "Haus to
      Haus," a tour focused on high modernism concepts and maintenance issues with a preserved postwar ranch house in Minneapolis.  The new chapter will offer local tours again this year as part of the national Tour Day 2010 initiative on October 9.

    Minnesota's modern landscape is host to numerous nationally recognized modern masters. Highlights include residential works by Marcel Breuer, Philip Johnson's IDS tower and Crystal Court atrium, the world's first climate controlled indoor mall by Victor Gruen, Eliel Saarinen's Christ Church Luthern, Lawrence  Halprin's Nicollet Mall pedestrian shopping street, S.O.M.'s General Mills corporate campus, Gunnar Birkerts' Federal Reserve Building, Eero Saarinen’s IBM corporate suburban architecture and numerous residences by Frank Lloyd Wright. The most influential local MN talents include Ralph Rapson and his Guthrie Theater, as well as Thorshov & Cerny, HGA, Ellerbe Associates, Magney, Tusler & Setter and Close Associates.

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