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Events October 2017


Mid-century Modern in Troy

October 7, 2017

As part of the annual DOCOMOMO US Tour Day, join Historic Albany for a tour of the mid-century Modern buildings at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s campus on The Hill in Troy. RPI’s collegiate Gothic campus hit a growth spurt in the mid-20th century, incorporating a cluster of Modern buildings in a myriad of materials and styles. The tour will weave through the campus highlighting the Modern buildings and fascinating facts about their construction and use. The tour will end with the striking Brutalist Folsom Library.

Saturday October 7, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Peoples Avenue and Fifteenth Street, Troy NY
RSVP: Cara Macri, Historic Albany Foundation, or 518-465-0876 x 12

Richard G. Folsom Library, Troy, NY, Quinlivan, Pierik & Krause, 1972-76. Photo courtesy


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