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César Pelli (1926–2019), passed away on July 19 at the age of 92. Pelli was born in Argentina, and after studying architecture at the National University of Tucamán, he moved to the US and began working for Eero Saarinens. During his ten years with the firm, he was involved in projects such as JFK’s TWA Terminal (1962) and the Morse and Stiles Colleges (1961) at Yale University.... MORE

The World Financial Center, César Pelli, 1988. Photo: Max Touhey/

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The designation was announced on July 7 in Baku Azerbaijan during the World Heritage Committee’s meeting. ... MORE

Photo by John Arbuckle

DOCOMOMO US will present a line-up of tours and events for the organization’s 13th Tour Day. The only national event of its kind, Tour Day is an celebration of modern architecture and design where the public and like-minded organizations across the country.... MORE

The James C. Rose Residence (1954) was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 29 after being considered significant under Criterion B and C, a residence and studio of an iconic, Modernist landscape architect and representative of the work of a master.... MORE

James Rose Center, roof garden.