This grouping presents highlights from DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State's advocacy agenda from 2008 to the present. It is not an inclusive or definitive list of Modern movement buildings of significance.

From the newly discovered to old favorites, these buildings have garnered our attention. They have warranted our advocacy in the past or they need it now.


The advocacy pages are work in progress. Help build the site by volunteering to write one of our "Forthcoming" building bios.

University Village/Silver Towers
I.M. Pei & Associates / 1960-1967
New York, New York

This three-tower apartment complex exemplifies the elegant spatial compositions and refined use of exposed concrete found in the work of I.M. Pei & Associates. ... MORE

Bell Laboratories
Eero Saarinen & Associates with Sasaki, Walker & Associates / 1957-1962
Holmdel, New Jersey

Bell Telephone Laboratories designed by Eero Saarinen & Associates with Sasaki, Walker & Associates (1957-1962) was built for the research division of AT&T Corporation. It was commissioned to be an iconic symbol of the company’s innovative technology endeavors. ... MORE