Modern Phoenix Week 2013

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Above are advertisements for new homes from an old Arizona Republic newspaper dated Nov. 9, 1969. The yellowed newspaper was stuffed behind an old medicine cabinet we were replacing at home. What a find!

For more cool Mid-Century modern finds in Phoenix, the place to turn is the Modern Phoenix website — the go-to source for Mid-Century Modern architecture in the Valley of the Sun, and the group’s annual Modern Phoenix Week is happening right now. Check out this lineup of events for the big Modern Phoenix Expo taking place Saturday, April 21, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts:

  • A Bus Tour of Scottsdale’s ‘Most Western’ Mid Century Gems
  • A Private Tour of Paolo Soleri’s Cosanti Foundation
  • An Ultimate Tour of the Hotel Valley Ho
  • Research your Midcentury Modern Home Using Primary Sources
  • Phoenix’s Street of Dreams: The Visual Extravaganza That Was Van Buren
  • A Modern Castle in the Sky: The David & Gladys Wright Residence
  • Creating Places of Peace in Modern Environments
  • Door Prize Drawings (+ a chance to win the last 2 tickets for Sunday’s Home Tour!)
  • Paolo Soleri: Beyond Form


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