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Docomomo US/Greater Philadelphia

Docomomo US/PHL Presents "Art in Heritage"

Elkins Park, PA
Experience David Hartt: The Histories, the first artist commission to activate Beth Sholom Synagogue’s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed National Historic Landmark. Afterward, join a discussion about the design of the synagogue ... read more
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Past Events

The Diversity of Modernism: Tour Day with Docomomo US/PHL

The Diversity of Modernism: Tour Day with Docomomo US/PHL

Philadelphia, PA
Join Docomomo US/PHL in Philadelphia's Chestnut Hill neighborhood for an exclusive tour of the house and garden of famed landscape architect and ecological planner Ian McHarg. Author of the seminal book, Design With Nature (1969), McHarg’s early works and collaborations focused on enhancing the q...
Saturday, October 12 2019 2:30 PM 5:00 PM

One Building One Brew: LOVE Park Welcome Center

One Building One Brew: LOVE Park Welcome Center

Philadelphia, PA
Join Docomomo US/Greater Philadelphia and the APT Delaware Valley Chapter for a joint One Building One Brew where we'll have a limited opportunity to visit the LOVE Park Welcome Center as its rehabilitation nears completion. We'll hear from people working on the project and learn more about this ...
Thursday, June 27 2019 5:30 PM 6:30 PM

Tour of Swarthmore College Campus

Tour of Swarthmore College Campus

Swarthmore, PA
The picturesque, historic campus of Swarthmore College has a long, rich tradition of Modernist design. Just two years after the construction of PSFS’s pioneering modernist icon, proposals for Modern structures on the Swarthmore campus emerged. The tour will include Modernist buildings designed f...
Saturday, May 11 2019 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

One Building One Brew: PSFS Building

One Building One Brew: PSFS Building

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for an exclusive tour of Howe and Lescaze’s PSFS Building, now a Loews Hotel. Experience this National Historic Landmark with architectural historian, Grace Ong Yan, Ph.D. author of “The PSFS Building: Modern Architecture by a Corporate Client,” (in Companions to the History of Architectu...
Thursday, March 14 2019 5:30 PM 6:30 PM

Tour of Richards Medical Research Laboratories

Tour of Richards Medical Research Laboratories

Philadelphia, PA
Richards Medical Research Laboratories was designed by acclaimed Philadelphia architect Louis I. Kahn in 1957-1958. At the time of its completion, it was hailed as a masterpiece of modern architecture and was featured in an exhibit at MoMA in 1961. At the same time, it did not support biomedical ...
Tuesday, December 11 2018 5:30 PM 7:00 PM

Vincent Kling: Houses

Vincent Kling: Houses

Gladwyne, PA
This event will feature a tour of three Vincent Kling-designed mid-century houses, including the 1954 Line/Rogoff House, the 1952 Scull/Kron House and, the 1959 Smith/Saul house. The program will feature a talk by Richard Farley, FAIA, Vincent Kling's studio associate. Vincent Kling, the modern ...
Saturday, October 15 2016 2:00 PM 5:00 PM
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