Docomomo US Tour Day

Tour Day 2017 
October 7, 2017 

Tour Day is Docomomo US’ annual national event that works to raise the awareness of and appreciation for buildings, interiors and landscapes designed in the United States during the mid-20th century. Now celebrating its eleventh anniversary, Tour Day invites organizations and people across the country to take stock of the significant 20th century built design in their state, city, region or neighborhood and celebrate that work with a tour.

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         Mark you calendars! Tour Day 2017 is taking place October 7, 2017. Read the Recap of Tour Day 2016

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Modernism in Your Backyard Tours 2016


Albany, NY

Mod Around the Pond

Historic Albany Foundation
 Ann Arbor, MI

Techbuilt House Tour

a2 Modern

Baltimore, MD

Coldspring Newtown Walking Tour

AIA Baltimore
 Boston, MA

Roxbury Modern: Planners, Architects, and Citizens Shape Community

Docomomo US/New England | Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL)

Bryn Mawr, PA

Vincent Kling: Houses

Docomomo US/Greater Philadelphia
Bucks County, PA

Modernism and Japanese Carpentry

Japan American Society of Greater Philadelphia

 Chicago, IL

A Pavilion on the Lake: McCormick Place

Docomomo US/Chicago
Columbus, IN

Modernism in Your Backyard

Landmark Columbus | Columbus Area Visitor's Center

Dallas, TX

Oak Cliff Walking Tour

Docomomo US/North Texas
Honolulu, HI

Exploring the Gold Coast

Docomomo US/Hawaii

Lansing, MI

Minds of Michigan: Michigan and MidCentury Design exhibition

Michigan History Museum
Lansing, MI

A Date with Michigan Modern

Docomomo US/Michigan


Las Vegas, NV

Paradise Palms Architecture and Notable Home Tour

Paradise Palms
Santa Barbara, CA

Irving Gill: Simplicity and Reform Exhibit Tour, UC Santa Barbara

Docomomo US/SoCal | SAH, Southern California Chapters

Newark, NJ

Architecture & Urbanism at Rutgers University Newark

Docomomo US/New York Tristate | Dana Library | Institute of Jazz Studies
Miami, FL

The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker in Florida

Docomomo US/Florida

New Haven, CT

Saint Ronan Modern

New Haven Preservation Trust 
Palm Springs, CA

Modernism Week Fall Preview

Palm Springs Modernism Week

 Phoenix, AZ

Modernism in Your Yard & a Yard in Your Modernism

Postwar Architecture Task Force
Plano, IL

Farnsworth Guided Tour

Farnsworth House

Salt Lake City, UT

Maywood Hills: The Designs of Cliff May in Olympus Cove

Salt Lake Modern
San Antonio, TX 

Shearer Hills/Ridgeview Mid-Century Modern Home Tour

Docomomo US/MidTexMod


 San Francisco, CA

Exploring Mid-Century Downtown San Francisco

Docomomo US/Northern California
Sarasota, FL

Sarasota Mod Weekend 2016

Sarasota Mod | Sarasota Architecture Foundation

Schaumburg, IL

Schweikher-Langsdorf Home & Studio Tour

Schweikher House Preservation Trust
Silver Spring, MD

Montgomery Modern Bus Tour 2016

Montgomery Planning Department | Docomomo US/DC | AIA Potomac Valley

 Southfield, MI

Southfield Mid-Century Modern Architecture Tour

Southfield Historical Society
 Stamford, CT

Visit the Fish

First Presbyterian Church of Stamford

 Tucson, AZ

Tucson Modernism Week 2016

Tucson Modernism Week | Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation
Tulsa, OK

Docomomo US Tour 2016

Tulsa Foundation for Architecture | Modern Tulsa

 Twin Cities Metro Area, MN

Modernism in Your Backyard

Docomomo US/Minnesota
 Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Recently Restored Mid-century Modern Commercial Buildings Self-Guided Tour

West Michigan Modern

 Houston, TX

University of Houston Art & Architecture Campus Tour

Houston Mod | AIA Houston | Architecture Center Houston
 Portland, OR

Reed College Mid-Century Modern Walking Tour and Lecture

Docomomo US/Oregon

 Detroit, MI

Yamasaki in the Cultural Center

Preservation Detroit
 Seattle, WA

Cushman and Van Horne Residences

Docomomo US/WEWA

 Highland Park, IL

Mid-Century Modern in Ravinia

Historic Ravinia
Chicago, IL

Chicago Modern

Chicago Architecture Foundation

 St. Louis, MO

Arch Grounds Transformation

Modern STL


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Tour Day 2016 Sponsor

Docomomo US would like to thank Martie Lieberman and Modern Sarasota for their support of Tour Day.



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Tour Day 2016 Lead Image Credit: Albert Frey House I (Palm Springs, Calif.), 1954, Julius Shulman, photographer. Credit: © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10).

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