Mid-century modern

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.
Jul 2, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
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.
Apr 26, 2013   Projectophile
St. Louis is moving towards protecting its mid-century architectural treasures. Some see the buildings as impediments to economic development.
Jan 19, 2012   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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.
Feb 11, 2010   Los Angeles Times
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.
Jan 11, 2010   New Geography
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.
Nov 26, 2009   The Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
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.
Jul 17, 2009   The Architect's Journal