Architecture Center Houston in collaboration with Houston Mod is pleased to present Endangered Modern: The Real Story.
The exhibition will open with a public reception on July 9 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at ArCH, 315 Capitol and run through August 28, 2009.
Endangered Modern: The Real Story aims to create a greater understanding of the threats to architecturally significant structures that ultimately lead to their destruction and loss.
Nearly a dozen significant modern architectural landmarks that face potential demolition or destruction are detailed with both historic information and current photographs. The exhibition will make use of architectural drawings, new and historic photographs, models, historic objects, and renderings. A complimentary brochure will provide additional photos and context.
Structures highlighted in the exhibit include:
The Prudential Building
First Pasadena State Bank Tower
University of Houston Student Life Plaza
Penguin Arms Apartments
Memorial Bend neighborhood modern houses
Riverside Terrace neighborhood modern houses
Richmond Office Corridor (2900-3400 Richmond)
Download the full Houston Mod press release here: http://www.aiahouston.org/docs/MOD.pdf