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While the Glass House is operating under this new model, tickets for access to the grounds only (aka "grounds passes") will be released in 2-week increments and are currently available through July 31. Tickets for grounds access will go live at 10am every other Monday. A full list of additional guidelines is available on the website.... MORE

The Glass House. Photo by Michael Biondo

DOCOMOMO board member Frampton Tolbert organized this tour inspired by Jane Jacobs. The virtual tour will take a look at some of the sites of lesser known modern design in Queens through the Urban Archive lens.... MORE

For buildings both familiar and unfamiliar, we can gain valuable insights from period architecture publications now readily available online via the usmodernist.org PDF library. The articles offer detailed written and visual documentation, along with commentary revealing how works of the Modern movement were perceived when they were completed. To introduce our new and occasional feature “Modernism in the Magazines,” we refer you to Architectural Forum’s 1958 coverage of Ingalls Hockey Rink at Yale, one of several structures in which Eero Saarinen explored structural advances to amazing sculptural effect. ... MORE