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Sat 03.20.2010

Modernism by Choice: The Economy, Politics, and Sustainability of Preservation

CES: 4.5 LU, 4.5 HSW

When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 20

Where: At The Center   

Panel 1: Advocacy for Vacant Structures

Case Study 1: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL
Speaker: Grahm Balkany, Director, Gropius in Chicago Coalition

Case Study 2: Miami Marine Stadium, Miami, FL
Speaker: Jorge Hernandez, Architect, Co-Founder, Friends of Miami Marine Stadium

Case Study 3: Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ
Speaker: Michael Calafati, AIA, Principal, Historic Building Architects, LLC, Trenton, and Chair, AIA-NJ Historic Resources Committee

Moderator: Theo Prudon, President, DOCOMOMO US

Respondent: Frank Sanchis, Senior Vice-President, Municipal Art Society


Panel 2: Sustaining Operations in a Modern Building

Case Study 1: Taliesin West, Scottsdale, AZ
Speaker: Victor Sidy, AIA, Dean, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Case Study 2: Central Branch, Atlanta Fulton Public Library, Atlanta, GA
Speaker: John Szabo, Director, Atlanta Public Library System

Moderator: Lisa Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, World Monuments Fund

Respondent: Carl Stein, FAIA, Elemental Architecture; formerly of Marcel Breuer and Associates

Organized by the Center for Architecture in collaboration with the World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO US, and DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State.

Free for Members
$10 for Non-members

Modernism By Choice is organized as part of Modernism at Risk: Modern Solutions for Saving Our Modern Landmarks on view at the Center for Architecture through May 1.

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