D.C.’s Kreeger Museum to Hold Exhibit on Phillip Johnson
The Kreeger Museum, designed by Phillip Johnson and Richard Foster, will host the exhibition Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art next year from March 15 through July 31. The exhibit will showcase the relationship between art and architecture as seen by Philip Johnson in his late works. Johnson Read More >
September 17, 2007
A Federal Case: Classical vs. Modernism
Washington Post columnist Roger K. Lewis writes about the federal courthouse design debate: Classical vs. modernism.
September 15, 2007
Baltimore’s Bolton Square Celebrates 40 Years of Modernism
Bolton Square, a complex of 35 mid-century modern townhomes designed by D.C. modernist architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen, is celebrating its 40th anniversary today with home tours and an opportunity to meet with Jacobsen and developer Stanley Panitz. Jacobsen’s design for the townhomes is a streamlined take on the 19th century Read More >
September 8, 2007
Where’s the Love for MCM?
Musings by the Wall Street Journal’s Terry Teachout wondering why more people don’t like mid-century modern homes.
September 6, 2007
Whither Bradley Park?
I was looking at this 1963 home in Bradley Park the other day when I came across this lot. For the most part, the original California contemporary homes by Ken Freeman remain. Some have been modified while others have met the wrecking ball to make way for homes Read More >
September 5, 2007