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.

John W. Chorley Elementary School
Paul Rudolph / 1964-1969
Middletown, New York

Chorley Elementary School is the one building Paul Rudolph designed that is scaled specifically to children. It is an internal landscape of open classrooms, referred to as the “continuous progress plan." Today, Chorley Elementary is facing a fate almost identical to Rudolph’s Riverview High: demolition for a bus parking lot. ... MORE

Lincoln Center North Plaza
Dan Kiley / 1965
New York, New York

Photo: K. Randall

Church of the Resurrection
Victor Lundy / 1965
New York, New York


2 Columbus Circle
Edward Durell Stone & Associates / 1964
New York, New York

Photo: © Anne Schlecher

Micheels House
Paul Rudolph / 1972
Westport, Connecticut

Photo: Robert Cohen