What is Mid-Century Modernism?

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Golden Bough Playhouse

4 SW 8th Ave Monte Verde

Carmel, CA 93922

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This talk spells out the architectural themes that distinguish the Mid-Century Modern period from the large trajectory of Modernism. A definite set of attributes gives distinct character to the architecture of this time span, with variations across the country that will be pointed out for the audience. California Modernism is a firm point in the annals of Modern Architecture. Here the focus is on the geographical areas within the Golden State that have the highest concentration of MCM projects, a great many of them lasting masterpieces revered to this date. An overview of the key architects in various parts of California will give the audience a sense of the scope of this phenomenon.

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Golden Bough Playhouse

4 SW 8th Ave Monte Verde

Carmel, CA 93922

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