News February 2023

Photo credits. Left to right. First row: Karin Krochmal, New Haven Redevelopment Agency (archival), K. Randall, Gunnar Klack (Wiki CC BY-SA). Second row: Docomomo US, Robert Gregson, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Karin Krochmal. Third row: Office of Frank Chapman, New Haven Redevelopment Agency (archival), Karin Krochmal, Karin Krochmal. Fourth row: Karin Krochmal, Charlotte Hitchcock, Jan Pogwizd Fifth row: New Haven Redevelopment Agency (archival), Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Karin Krochmal.

Docomomo US/New York Tri-State will offer student and emerging professional grants for the Docomomo US 2023 National Symposium

February 23, 2023

Docomomo US/New York Tri-State is now accepting applications for our Docomomo US 2023 National Symposium students and emerging professionals grant.


The Docomomo US/New York Tri-State Symposium Grant provides financial support for students and emerging professionals committed to the documentation and conservation of Modern Movement buildings, landscapes, and sites. The intent of this year’s scholarship is to enable two individuals to participate in the Docomomo US 2023 National Symposium in New Haven, CT (June 21–24, 2023).


The 2023 Docomomo US/NY Tri-state National Symposium Grant provides a single grant (up to $1,200) for related expenses, including (but not limited to):

  • Registration to the National Symposium sessions, receptions, forum, and tours
  • Travel expenses to and from the National Symposium
  • Lodging expenses during the National Symposium
  • Meals during the National Symposium (excluding alcohol)
  • Public transit during the National Symposium (to/from events, tours, etc. related to the symposium)

Grant recipient will be responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodations. Docomomo US/NY Tri-State will provide 50% of the grant ($600) upfront when the recipient is selected in April. The remainder of the award will be granted upon receipt of the recipient’s travel expenses and completion of reporting requirements.


The scholarship is open to current undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students enrolled in established institutions of higher learning, as well as emerging professionals who have graduated within the past five years.

Applicants are asked to demonstrate their committed interest in the fields of history, architectural preservation, architecture, landscape architecture or related disciplines and how attendance at the symposium will meaningfully advance their goals or work. Applicants actively engaged in issues concerning the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement may be given preference. “Documentation” may be in the form of research or scholarship, such as thesis or class projects, related to architecture, design, or planning topics associated with the 20th Century Modern Movement. Preference will be given to applicants studying, working or residing in the New York, New Jersey or Connecticut or currently or previously engaged on topics related to the New York Tri-State region’s Modern Movement.


Full instructions for how to submit your application can be found here.


Friday April 7, 2023 11:59 pm ET

About the 2023 National Symposium
The Docomomo US National Symposium is the primary event in the United States for professionals to discuss and share efforts to study and preserve Modern architecture and meet leading practitioners and industry professionals. Held annually, this multi-day conference seeks to engage local participants in cities across the United States, offering participants the ability to explore a wide variety of significant modern architecture and sites.

2023 Docomomo US National Symposium
New Haven, CT
Complexities of the Modern American City
June 21–24, 2023

Join us in New Haven, CT, from June 21-24, 2023 and experience one of the country’s most densely woven collections of midcentury art, design, and architecture. As we take in this cultural epicenter, we will consider the triumphs and complexities surrounding the design and building of the Modern city and the impacts on our collective communities. Join us as we investigate the Complexities of the Modern American City.

To learn more about the National Symposium, visit the symposium webpage.