Michigan participation in docomomo tour day 2012

Michigan participation in docomomo tour day 2012

Two organizations in Michigan will be participating in DOCOMOMO US Tour Day 2012–a2modern and Wayne State University. Both events are free. Please see below for further information!

a2modern, Ann Arbor
State Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway will be at the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor on October 9, 7:00 p.m., to discuss the pivotal role Michigan played in the development of Modernism. The event is being hosted by a2modern as part of Docomomo US Tour Day 2012, which raises the awareness of and appreciation for buildings, interiors, neighborhoods and landscapes designed in the United States during the mid-20th century. Docomomo US is an organization devoted to the documentation and conservation of buildings of the modern movement. The group a2modern has the same mission for architecture in Ann Arbor.
Location: Bentley Historical Library
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Date: October 9th, 2012
Registration: no required
Cost: Free
Contact: modernists@a2modern.org

Wayne State University
Minoru Yamasaki Buildings

Tours will start in the lobby of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center, and then proceed to the Education Building, the Meyer and Anna Prentis Building and Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium. Tours will last approximately 60 minutes.

Start Address:
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
495 Ferry Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Date: 10/6
Time: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Registration: No need for participants to register