Proposed alterations to important Wallace Harrison designed library in Princeton


The Historical Studies and Social Sciences Library at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, designed by Wallace K. Harrison is under serious threat.

Missed a program? Check out our recordings archive


Visit our Vimeo page for recordings of selected DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State lectures and book talks. Spring programs on Walter Gropius and G.E. Kidder Smith just added!


Fallingwater: World Heritage Preserved

Event Jun 20  

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy presents a lecture about the new technologies, methods, and materials being used to address the effects of water infiltration at Fallingwater, in Mill Run, PA.

Nominations open: 2023 Modernism in America Awards


These awards, which the awards recognize and celebrate the documentation, preservation and reuse of modern buildings, are back for the 10th year. Nominations deadline is June 5.

A Glass House video interview with Alan Goldberg


In this recently released oral history, Alan Goldberg, FAIA, now in his 90s, provides a glimpse into architecture at midcentury drawing on his work with the Noyes firm to the design of his New Canaan house.

Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada

Through Oct 31  

The AIA Center for Architecture and Nevada Museum of Art’s exhibition Janna Ireland on the Architectural Legacy of Paul Revere Williams in Nevada features the photography of Ireland, who explores the contributions of Paul R. Williams in Nevada from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Landmark Travels: All Wright, All Day

Event Jul 11  

Join the Landmark Society of Western New York for a full day bus tour appreciating Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House complex in Buffalo as well as Greycliff, overlooking Lake Erie south of Buffalo.

Registration is open for the Docomomo US National Symposium in June


The 2023 Docomomo US National Symposium will be held June 21–24 in New Haven, CT one of the country’s most densely woven collections of midcentury art, design, and architecture.

James Rose Center Opens May 20


The Center, a non-profit landscape research and study foundation in Ridgewood, NJ, will reopen for its 2023 season on May 20.

Manitoga opens for another season of Russel Wright


Manitoga, home to The Design Gallery, a permanent collection gallery of Russel and Mary Wright designs for the American home and more opens May 20. Get to Garrison, NY.

Architect Victor Lundy reaches 100


The architect of many Modernist landmarks, Victor Lundy is celebrating his 100th birthday on February 1. Read our short bio and check out an event celebrating his work on February 1.

Docomomo US 2023 Call for Articles


Docomomo US is seeking article proposals for its July and August special edition newsletters. Topics are Modernism in movie set design and “Revisiting Urban Renewal” the 2023 thematic focus.

Conversation pit comeback?

Are conversation pits the antidote to endless hours in front of screens? Possibly. Check out conversation_pits on instagram for all the inspiration you’ll ever need. It’s a lot about the pillows.

The world is full of DOCOMOMO

Docomomo International recently added five country-level working parties: Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. The organization now counts 77 working parties and more than 3,000 international-level members.

Shower in the spirit of FLW

It was only a matter of time. “With the stroke of his pencil he gave structure to life, and life to structure. That is a legacy that lives on.” Now, we’re told, in a new bathroom fixture collection from BRIZO. Catch the video.

Expand your MoMo horizons

Docomomo Journal is the peer-reviewed journal of Docomomo International that, since 1990, has provided a twice-yearly collection of recent and original research on the documentation and conservation of Modern Movement sites. The journal is now open access and digitized back to 2010. Peruse some great issues at our leisure.

Cats of Brutalism

Apparently cats like Brutalism a lot more than architectural pundits, civic leaders and everyday onlookers. This Instagram account—taglined a “daily dose of cats and concrete”—is all fun. If you’re on Instagram check out Julliard School, Pirelli Building, Whitney Museum and more.

Eames Office Explains Magnitude

Along with architecture, Charles and Ray Eames made their mark in short films. In Power of Ten, a 1977 film for IBM, the duo visualized the concept of magnitude and it still mesmerizes. Six million YouTube viewers couldn’t be wrong.