Mid-century modern

October 24, 2014, 11am PDT
As the redesign for LOVE Park begins, Ashley Hahn reminds us of the park's role in supporting and maintaining civic life in the city of brotherly love.
PlanPhilly
July 2, 2014, 2pm PDT
Named as one of the APA's Great Public Spaces in 2008, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh was badly in need of repair. Earlier this month, the park completed a $10 million restoration process that launched in 2009.
ASLA The Dirt
April 26, 2013, 2pm PDT
With their flexible open spaces, right angles, and expanses of glass, mid-century modern houses are coveted by those homeowners with a keen design sense. And, as Projectophile illustrates, it's best if those homeowners don't have children.
Projectophile
January 19, 2012, 1pm PST
St. Louis is moving towards protecting its mid-century architectural treasures. Some see the buildings as impediments to economic development.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 11, 2010, 2pm PST
The developers that purchased L.A.'s Century Plaza Hotel, a swooping mid-century building, planned to raze it and start over. Preservationists fought back, and a new plan has been announced to preserve a significant section of it.
Los Angeles Times
January 11, 2010, 11am PST
Richard Reep decries the New Urbanists for ignoring the era from 1945-1955, when cars were part of the landscape but not the dominant force. He believes the planning of that time could be a perfect middle ground.
New Geography
November 26, 2009, 1pm PST
Homeowners in Palm Springs are turning the Palm Desert Cultural Preservation Committee down cold, saying they can't afford and don't want the designation.
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
July 17, 2009, 1pm PDT
Julius Shulman, famed popularizing mid-century modern architecture through his photographs, died yesterday at the age of 98. In his honor, The Architect's Journal features some of Shulman's photographs and commentary.
The Architect's Journal