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Maureen Feighn takes a look at our new book, Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy, in a recent article for the Detroit News.

In his latest book, Michigan's Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway goes behind the scenes to document some of the state's most iconic modern homes, businesses and other dwellings|By Detroit News Homestyle

Parducci was an outstanding architectural sculptor who helped make Detroit beautiful, and this organization is doing all it can to keep his legacy alive. Join us for this event and enjoy a fabulous night out.

Join us as we honor the 118th birthday of Corrado Parducci and celebrate his work and craftsmanship. Parducci was an architectural sculptor who helped make the Detroit buildings you love beautiful. His work graces the Masonic Temple, Guardian, Fisher, Penobscot, Meadow Brook Hall and many more. This...
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This Saturday the official launch of Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy will take place!

To purchase your own copy of the book, visit this link:

Beautifully crafted with 227 color images and extensive documentation, Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy is the perfect addition to any design lover’s library. More information on the book available here…/michigan-modern-an-arc…

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy's upcoming book launch in Cranbrook was recently featured in Detroit News!

To pre-order your own copy, click on the following link:

Michigan Modern: An Archetectural Legacy got a mention in North Carolina Modernist Houses!

New on USModernist Radio: Playboy, Just for the Articles. Hugh Hefner passed away last year after decades at the helm of Playboy magazine. For nearly 20 years, Hefner promoted Modernist design with features on Frank Lloyd Wright, Bucky Fuller, Mies Van Der Rohe, and Charles Eames.  Joining us is P...

As part of the ACHP’s recognition of its 50th anniversary in 2016, the agency has completed a historical review and summary of major preservation policies and practices championed by the ACHP since its genesis. With assistance from the ACHP Foundation and the firm Cultural Heritage Partners, an online module has been created titled “The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s First 50 Years—Shaping National Preservation Policy.” The module is focused on how the ACHP has a...dvanced federal support for historic preservation and developed useful strategies for addressing major preservation issues since its creation in 1966.

The site invites preservation partners and members of the public to explore ACHP work over the last five decades through a historical timeline and essays, images, online interviews and comments, and resource documents on 12 topics:

National Policy
Federal Stewardship
Community Revitalization
Heritage Tourism
Native American Heritage
Public Archaeology
Planning and Consultation
Disaster Response
Public Outreach
Energy Development
Future Directions

The project is intended to complement the existing online collection of Section 106 Success Stories that help illustrate the impact of the Section 106 process on the preservation of our heritage in the U.S. since 1966.

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This Valentine’s Day, give your significant other the gift of architectural legacy! Michigan’s to be exact!
Beautifully crafted with over 200 color images and extensive documentation, Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy is the perfect gift for any lover of history and/or architectural design.

You can pre-order by clicking here

This monograph presents 34 selected projects carefully documented to record its place in art history and the story behind both its architect and client. One breathtaking view after another invites readers to enter what are often private realms not open to the public, to explore the innovative and...

The skill and art it takes to create/restore architectural ornamentation can't be just admired - it needs to be honored, and the Parducci Society is doing just that.
Send in your nomination by Feb 23rd.

The Parducci Society is a 501c3 organization of architectural enthusiasts dedicated to studying and sharing their love of architectural ornamentation and craft. We are looking for architectural ornamentation projects, both new and restoration, that show outstanding skill and merit for our inaugural....
Michigan Modern shared Michigan History Center's postcelebrating Statehood Day.
January 26

Happy birthday to you. Happy birthdaaaaaayyy to you...

Michigan just turned 181 years young today!
Help us keep the celebration going by attending the Michigan History Center’s FREE event this Saturday!

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Michigan History Center is celebrating Statehood Day.

Happy Birthday, Michigan! Today, our state turns 181 years old...and the video below tells the story of how we got there!

Continue the Statehood Day excitement... tomorrow by attending our FREE event, Statehood Day Celebration. Enjoy live music, hands-on activities, historic craft and trade demonstrations, and presenters in historic costumes. And, of course, there will be birthday cake! 🎂🎈

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This video is a light-hearted chronicle of how Michigan became a state. From an errant survey, to a "war" with Toledo, to Michigan's eventual admission…

This Saturday (January 27th) the Alma Community forum to hear about the future of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alma, Michigan, designed by William Wesley Peters which opened in 1969.

Details on the location and time are as follows:
Saturday - January 27th, 2018: 10am-11:30am
Alma Public Library...
500 E. Superior Street – Alma, MI 48801

For more information on this historic location, check out it's Michigan Modern entry:

What do you think should happen to St. Mary's Parish?

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Great list!

An illustrator who worked with Jack White. A first-time novelist. An explorer of Michigan craft beer. Meet some Michigan Notable Books honorees.

Meet some Michigan Notable Books honorees.
Dr. Scully, who helped launch the historic preservation movement, inspired generations with his writings and lectures.
January 25, 1929 - November 14, 2017 James E. Miller, known professionally as Jim Miller-Melberg, 88, died peacefully at home on November 14th from natural causes. Jim is survived by his brothers David Miller and John Miller (or Dave and Jack) and numerous nieces and nephews as well as a large commu...

The SHPO is seeking an organization authorized to do business in Michigan to provide the Authority with a survey of Modern resources in Flint, and a National Register nomination for the Flint Civic Center. The RFP is available on the MSHDA website. Questions are due November 21, 2017 at 4pm and RFPs are due December 12, 2017 at 4pm.