Events  2022

Tuesday
October

25

LocalVirtual Book Talk

Robert A. M. Stern’s Journey in Architecture

The Glass House welcomes Robert A.M. Stern for a free virtual book talk about his memoir, Between Memory and Invention: My Journey in Architecture. Stern will survey his life, mentors, and his influential role in the field of architecture from the 1960s to the present.

Saturday
October

08

Further Afield Tour

Bundy Modern Exhibition, Building and Grounds Tour

Another Docomomo US Tour Day 2022 event: Tour the Bundy Modern building and grounds in Waitsfield, VT, a gem of a gallery designed by Harlow Carpenter and completed in 1962. Carpenter, a Harvard GSD graduate from the days of Gropius, Sert and Breuer, brought some pure International Style to the Vermont woods.

Saturday
October

08

Further Afield Tour

Revisit the Whitehall Mall, a “Shopping Gem of the Golden Era”

For Docomomo US Tour Day 2022, the Society for Commercial Archeology will host a tour of the Whitehall Mall just north of Philadelphia. When it opened in the summer of 1966, it was one of the first enclosed shopping centers in Pennsylvania with air-conditioning and heating, and it was home to 52 stores, a supermarket, and a 1,000-seat movie theater.

Saturday
October

08

LocalTour

Time to tour Beinecke Library at Yale

Take a free tour of the iconic Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library—one of the world’s largest libraries devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts. It was designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore Owings & Merrill and opened in October of 1963. A Connecticut Docomomo US Tour Day 2022 event.

Monday
October

03

LocalBook Talk

Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall

The Glass House will host design critic Alexandra Lange online for a reading from her new book Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall, a chronicle of these marketplaces’ cultural ascent.

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