Tour Day 2019
Save the Date! Tour Day 2019 is tentative planned for October 12th. Check back for updates.
Have ideas for this year's tour day?: Member Meeting 5/22
Docomomo DC will hold a general membership meeting on May 22nd. Come help conceive and plan our annual tour day event! When: Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 pm Where: 2121 Ward Pl NW Washington, DC 20037 MAP
Docomomo US Announces Modernism in America Awards
Docomomo US announced the winners of its 2019 Modernism in America Awards on April 30. The ten winners, across three tiers of award level, represent the best in preservation and advocacy practice. Award of Excellence Des Moines Catholic Pastoral Center (Des Moines, IA) Gateway Arch Museum (St. Louis, MO) Silvertop (Los Angeles, CA) Preserving Eichler Neighborhoods (Palo Alto and Orange, CA) Citation of Merit Pond House (Wellfleet, MA) Schlumberger Research Center Administra
Docomomo Report from Hirshhorn Section 106 Meeting
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced March 11 that it is moving forward with a renovation and redesign of its Sculpture Garden and a building envelope improvement project. The Smithsonian held the first of two Section 106 public consulting parties meetings April 10. Representatives from Docomomo US and Docomomo DC attended the meeting. Museum Building The proposed changes to the building include the replacement of all of the original precast panels on the build