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Thornoaks Walking Tour

On June 10th a2modern will be hosting a walking tour of the Thornoaks neighborhood. The tour will include several interior visits.  Thornoaks is an unusually intact group of 32 mid-century modern homes, recently designated as an historic district.  Docent led tours will start at 1...

Botch / Aaron Open House

On the afternoon of January 13th the Aarons, who soon intend to sell the Metcalf home known as the Botch House, will be holding an open house for our a2modern friends. Tickets may be purchased here. Architect Robert Metcalf’s 1958 presentation drawing lifted the Botch House...

Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette Park

Sold Out Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. When: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 Cost: $30/person, registration required Detroit’s Mies van der Rohe Historic District in Lafayette Park includes 186 cooperatively owned Town House and Court House units, three apartment towers, an elementary school, a retail district, and a 13-acre park known as...

Grace Shackman Article in the Observer

If you can grab a copy of the June edition of the Ann Arbor Observer, flip to page 47 and read Grace's article entitled "Midcentury Mail". Learn how Kelly MacArthur is using her graphic design skills to create unique mailboxes for midcentury modern homes in...

Klein Residence Open House

There will be an open house on Sunday, June 11th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 3087 Overridge Road in Ann Arbor Hills. Tickets can be purchase here. This beautiful home was designed by Edward Olencki in 1962 for the Engels and purchased by the...