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Events October 2019

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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: Author Sam Lubell Explores Tri-State Highlights

October 3, 2019

Take a road trip with architectural journalist Sam Lubell who will share his insights into celebrated and lesser-known Modern architecture destinations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut described in his book Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA, recently published by Phaidon. Lubell documented more than 250 buildings, including works of internationally recognized Modern architects such as Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Eero Saarinen, and Philip Johnson.

Sam Lubell has written eight books about architecture, including California Captured and Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA, both from Phaidon. He is a Contributing Editor at The Architect’s Newspaper and writes for The New York Times, Wallpaper, Dwell, Wired, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Architectural Record, Architect Magazine, Contract, Architectural Review and other publications.

Co-sponsored by Phaidon. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Thursday October 3, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Reception to follow talk

Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners
120 Broadway, 20th floor (between Cedar Street & Pine Street)
Tickets: $15 DOCOMOMO Members; $25 General Admission.
Capacity limited.  Advance Registration Required


This program is part of Archtober.

DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State & Phaidon wish to thank Beyer Blinder Belle for hosting this event.

Lubell book cover
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United Church of Rowayton, Joseph P. Salerno, 1967, Norwalk, CT. Photo: Darren Bradley.
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Greater Refuge Temple, Costas Machlouzarides, 1968, New York, NY. Photo: Darren Bradley
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Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Gordon Bunshaft, SOM, 1983, New Haven, CT. Photo: Darren Bradley


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