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An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel
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An Island of Serenity within an Urban Campus: The Kresge Chapel

In the fifth and final article of our brief series on Modern Chapels we explore Eero Saarinen's Kresge Chapel on the MIT campus, a unique mid-century modern building that still brings architects from across the country to study.

4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Reserve Right Now
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4 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Reserve Right Now

Frank Lloyd Wright designed a variety of beautiful, mid-century homes around the country, many of which you can actually stay in. Spanning from Michigan to Hawaii, these Wright masterpieces are sure to give you a vacation to remember.

A Metaphoric Modern Chapel in Seattle: "Seven Bottles of Light in a Stone Box"
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A Metaphoric Modern Chapel in Seattle: "Seven Bottles of Light in a Stone Box"

As the fourth article in our brief spotlight series on Modern Chapels in the U.S, read on to discover how one of the world’s most respected practicing architects guided the overall course of the chapel’s design.

Architectural Inspiration in the Ozarks: The Thorncrown Chapel
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Architectural Inspiration in the Ozarks: The Thorncrown Chapel

Drawing significant inspiration from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, architect E. Fay Jones' Thorncrown Chapel is a marvel of modesty and restraint, using only small-scale building components to preserve the natural landscape of The Ozarks.

A Miesian Masterpiece of Simplicity: "The God Box"
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A Miesian Masterpiece of Simplicity: "The God Box"

The second in our brief series on Modern Chapels in the U.S. spotlights the Carr Chapel at IIT - a simplistic, mid-century design by Mies van der Rohe who intended that visitors to the chapel would feel "the hope of finding oneself."

Killingsworth’s Case Study House #25 Hits the LA Market
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Killingsworth’s Case Study House #25 Hits the LA Market

Recognized as "one of the most important homes in Long Beach," Edward Killingsworth's unique Case Study House #25 is currently for sale. Explore the history of this unique mid-century modern home and why it remains so iconic today.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with These Spanish Style Homes for Sale
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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with These Spanish Style Homes for Sale

No matter where you are, you’re sure to see influences of Spanish architecture in every neighborhood. Explore the iconic Spanish style through these 8 different Spanish homes for sale across the country - and prepare to fall en amor.

Inside Architect James Evans’ Currently Listed Mid-Century Hillside Home
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Inside Architect James Evans’ Currently Listed Mid-Century Hillside Home

Explore the history and controversy behind James Evans' personal mid-century modern residence in New Canaan, CT, which is currently on the market.

An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross
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An Unusual Example of Mid-Century Architecture: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

In spite of our focus on the design of 20th & 21st century homes, one of our favorite architectural structures in the country has always been a little mid-century modern chapel on the southern edge of the Coconino National Forest in Sedona, Arizona.

Step Inside Case Study House #4: The Greenbelt House
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Step Inside Case Study House #4: The Greenbelt House

Noted as “the most innovative of the unbuilt Case Study House projects,” Ralph Rapson's Case Study House #4 had tremendous influence on future design -despite the fact that it was never constructed.

How to Make the Most of Fall Modernism Week in Palm Springs
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How to Make the Most of Fall Modernism Week in Palm Springs

While Modernism Week is an 11-day long event every February in Palm Springs, Fall Modernism Week is a 4-day preview featuring architectural tours, parties, talks, live music, and more happening this October. Here are the highlights.