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On the Road: Visiting East Coast Midcentury Modernism

Presenters Darren Bradley, photographer, and Sam Lubell, author, chronicle their quest for East Coast Midcentury Modern architectural treasures. $10, $35 (1 hr)

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Join photographer Darren Bradley and author Sam Lubell as they chronicle their adventures visiting the East Coast's Midcentury Modern architectural treasures. The team travelled from the Canadian border to Miami to explore the region’s most iconic works, as well as its hidden gems by lesser known, but equally wonderful, architects. Along the way, the intrepid duo faced many obstacles, such as hurricanes, overzealous security guards, and illegally parked delivery vans, to bring you a very comprehensive guidebook that highlights the breadth and depth of Modernist architecture, in all of its forms across the entire Eastern Seaboard. 
Sam Lubell is a writer based in New York. He has written nine books about architecture, and writes for multiple publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Wallpaper, Dwell, Wired, The Atlantic, The Architect’s Newspaper, Architectural Record, and Metropolis. He co-curated the exhibition Never Built New York, at the Queens Museum, and the exhibitions Never Built Los Angeles and Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles. 
Darren Bradley is an architectural photographer and historian with a passion for midcentury modern architecture and design, based in San Diego. He has a degree in history from the University of Paris (Sorbonne). Darren's photography work has appeared in many publications, from large-format books to magazines and trade journals around the world. He has been an active participant of Modernism Week since its earliest days.

$10, $35

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Join the presenters for a signing of their book Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide - East Coast USA (Phaidon Publishers, 2018)immediately afterward.
This event is for all ages.
Those who have purchased a General Admission + Book ticket may pick up their books at check-in. 
This event is wheelchair accessible.
The organizer of this event is Modernism Week.

Event Check-in Location

Modernism Week CAMP Theater, 230 Museum Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Photo Credits: ©Darren Bradley, ©Sam Lubell


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