This is one of four parallel sessions taking place from 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM on Thursday June 2.
Speakers have been asked to pre-record their presentations and we will be releasing these videos to registrants after the Symposium so that you can watch sessions you weren't able to attend.
ModernMicroCosmS - San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Twenty-first century American cities are the living result of political, environmental, economic and frequently aspirational operations, impositions, and transformations – often dramatic in scale and long in duration. Flourishing in the years immediately following WWII, American modernism spanned the gamut between prominent urban mega-projects to modest, lesser known “everyday modernisms”. This session explores how some of these narratives unfolded in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Pittsburgh post “Renaissance” reshaping, and the making of Philadelphia’s Temple University campus.
Speakers & Paper titles:
Modernism at the Corner in Pittsburgh, PA
Brittany Reilly, Pittsburgh Modern Committee of Preservation Pittsburgh
Modernism in San Francisco’s Chinatown
Hannah Simonson, Page & Turnbull
Broad Street’s Modernist Coming of Age: Temple University’s Late Expansion and the Community-Temple Agreement of 1970
Douglas Schaller, Temple University