KCmodern Presents Crown Center Walking Tour: Revisiting Urban Renewal as part of Docomomo US Tour Day.
Join KCmodern at Crown Center to see Kansas City’s theme park of Modernism by internationally acclaimed architects. We will visit work by names like Welton Becket, Victor Gruen, Edward Larabee Barnes, Warren Platner, Harry Weese, the Architects Collaborative, Kivett & Myers, the Office of Mies Van der Rohe, Pei Cobb Freed and Dan Kiley. These buildings were built from the 1950's-1980s, but we will focus on the buildings from the 1970s.
Orientation presented by Rachel Consolloy from Rosin Preservation, authors of the Crown Center National Register Nomination. Gathering after the tour at BNIM Architects, located in the Pershing Road Office Building from 3:00-5:00 PM with white wine & beer included.
This tour will require a substantial amount of walking for up to 2 hours - wear your walking shoes!
Tour starts promptly at 1:00 PM, no late starts
Advance registration required, no walk ups. Registration coming soon
This event is part of Docomomo US Tour Day 2023.