October 9th is DOCOMOMO US Tour Day


Saturday, October 9, 2010 marks the 4th annual DOCOMOMO US Tour Day, which features more than 20 tours of modern architecture in the United States, including 5 in Chicago.

Hosted by Chicago Architecture Foundation, Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus is a guided tour that includes the work of Mies, Jahn, and Koolhaas and will offer a look at the recent renovations at Carr Chapel.

Tickets are available 15-20 minutes before the tour starts. Advance reservations are not required. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and free for CAF members. This event qualifies for 2.0 AIA continuing education credits.

With 12 regional chapters in the US, DOCOMOMO is an international working party for the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the modern movement.

Visit the DOCOMOMO site for more details.


One Response to “October 9th is DOCOMOMO US Tour Day”

  1. Wish I could be in Chicago for this tour! Great poster!

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