Modern and recent past buildings have been having a rough time of it lately:
- Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago is being demolished after a lengthy battle to save it.
- The Houston Astrodome faces an uncertain future after a ballot initiative to transform it into a state-of-the-art convention center failed.
- Architecture critics from Los Angeles to Boston are talking about Modernism and asking if it has reached its "Penn Station Moment" -- or if the Astrodome outcome means that's not even possible.
We've been having these same conversations at the National Trust -- now more than ever as we "walk the talk" on Modernism in a whole new way with our move to Washington, D.C.'s iconic Watergate Office Building.
It's not enough for just us to be having the conversation, though. We also want to hear from you about Modernism. So we're hosting a Twitter chat with Stephanie Meeks (@SavePlacesPres) on Tuesday, December 17 from 3:30-4:30 EST.... Read More →