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Detroit Area Art Deco Society: wine stroll

The Detroit Area Art Deco Society will be hosting a Wine stroll at 14 Detroit venues. October 8, noon – 4:00 p.m. The theme is Art, Architecture and Great Wines! The wine stroll will provide attendees several architecturally significant buildings, art and select wines paired with each unique...

Growing Up Modern

[caption id="attachment_1039" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Island Park Shelter, Robert C. Metcalf, architect (1962)"][/caption] Bentley Historical Library and a2modern present: Growing Up Modern When: October 9, 2011 4:00 p.m. Program Mid-century Michigan enjoyed both a baby boom and a building boom. New homes for modern families distinguished...

fall: upcoming events

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Willcox House, courtesy of Amanda Murray"][/caption] There are several upcoming a2modern events that we want everyone to know about. Mark your calendars and continue to check back for new details! 8.30: summer series walking tour: regent drive. 6:30 This tour...

summer series: walking tour

[caption id="attachment_991" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Dr.and Mrs. Joseph Morris house by Alden B. Dow"][/caption] a2modern: summer 2011 what: a2modern walking tour where: mid-century architecture on Regent Drive when: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:30 pm duration: One hour cost: $10 donation to a2modern for future programming,...

Seminar: National Preservation Institute, Ann Arbor

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of our cultural heritage. The 2011-2012 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at www.npi.org. Advance registration rate available through August 1, 2011 This year's seminar: ...

modern on the market: 8.4.11

[caption id="attachment_974" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Robert C. Metcalf Collection, Bentley Historical Library"][/caption] a2modern event: modern on the market when: thursday 8.4.11 where: 830 avon road time: 5:30 to 7:30 (note time change from earlier announcement!) property: Dr. and Mrs. Richard Crane House,...

art fair event: vision 20×20

VISION 20x20 Emerging Design for a New Century an informal, rapid-fire presentation event featuring Nawal Motawi, tile designer Beth Diamond, landscape architect Frank Arvan, architect & exhibit designer Mashawnta Armstrong, designer & publisher Chris Bidlack, graphic designer Brienne Willcock, interior designer Steven Mankouche, architect Alex Porbe, metalwork Paul Sizer,...

summer series: walking tour

[caption id="attachment_912" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Walking Tour"][/caption] a2modern: summer 2011 what: a2modern walking tour where: tour will highlight fabulous mid-century architecture in Ann Arbor Hills when: thursday, july 28, 2011 6:30 ...