Docomomo US is along with our colleagues at The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, and Preserve Minneapolis are monitoring the next phase of design work at Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As the project moves from the Historic Structures Report into the design phases for the rehabilitation of the plaza, Docomomo US and Docomomo US/MN are taking an active part in the stakeholders meetings.
Docomomo US is pleased to announce we are partnering with our colleagues at Modern Phoenix to host the 2017 National Symposium in conjunction with the annual Modern Phoenix Week. Dates for the Symposium: March 29th through April 2nd are a bit earlier in the year to take advantage of the milder spring weather in Arizona. Additional details including tours and lectures is now available. REGISTER TODAY.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 5:00PM
By Amy Borland, Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA)
I have a confession to make: When I first started my career in historic preservation 15 years ago, I wasn’t a fan of Modern architecture. It simply didn’t interest me. You may be asking how that is possible when the modern Mecca of Columbus, Indiana, is less than an hour away. Modern buildings just seemed cold and stark. There simply wasn’t that hook to draw me in. Then in 2009 a coworker and I happened upon the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University located in northwest Indiana and designed by architect Charles E. Stade.1My thoughts on Modernism changed.