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Modern & Recent Past Heritage Booklets 

12-09-2016 19:00

TrustModern, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Modernism + Recent Past program (2008-2012) through 2009 and 2010 convened of a series of Modern Modules to increase public awareness and appreciation of our nation’s rich more recent built environment. The Modules were designed, in part, to gather the critical local input needed to advance a national discourse on this topic and build a network for preserving buildings, structures, and landscapes from the modern era and the recent past.

These two-day events held in Aspen, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and St. Paul, kicked off with a free, public panel discussion designed to explore and embrace an area’s post-WWII cultural heritage, followed with an invitational roundtable conversation of leading‑edge topics in the field of preserving modern and recent past places.  

Also, the Modules included production of a booklet series - The America’s Modern and Recent Past Heritage - highlighting significant examples of modern and recent past architecture, planning, and landscape design in communities participating in the Modern Modules program.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Modernism + Recent Past Program’s Modern Module project was funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Henry Luce Foundation.



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Subtitle:Modern Modules
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Minnesota Modern: Era of Innovation   2.08MB   1 version
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP), with the cooperation and support of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, Preserve Minneapolis, DOCOMOMO MN, and the Minnesota Historical Society, hosted a two-day Modern Module in Minneapolis and St. Paul on October 27 and October 28, 2009. This booklet is a companion publication to the The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP), with the cooperation and support of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, Preserve Minneapolis, DOCOMOMO MN, and the Minnesota Historical Society, hosted a two-day Modern Module in Minneapolis and St. Paul on October 27 and October 28, 2009.
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Los Angeles Modern: City of Tomorrow   1.87MB   1 version
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) and the Los Angeles Conservancy (LAC) hosted the two-day inaugural Modern Module in Los Angeles on September 30 and October 1, 2009. This full-color booklet highlights Modern and recent past resources in greater Los Angeles Area.
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Boston Modern: The Spirit of Reinvention   3.34MB   1 version
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, with the Boston Preservation Alliance, Boston Landmarks Commission, Boston Society of Architects, Common Boston, DOCOMOMO US/New England, Historic New England, and Preservation Massachusetts hosted the 2-day Boston Modern Module on June 29 and June 30, 2010. The Module included production of a full-color booklet highlighting significant modern and recent past resources in and around the city of Boston.
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Aspen Modern: America's International Resort   5.92MB   1 version
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The Aspen Modern event held on July 28, 2010 was presented by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with the City of Aspen Community Development Department, the Aspen Art Museum, the Aspen Historical Society, the Aspen Institute, and Spring Board Aspen, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Henry Luce Foundation. This full-color booklet highlights the modern architecture of Aspen, Colorado.