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June 2018

Mid Mod NOLA – TowerFantasy Exhibit and Opening Reception

This exhibit will feature the never-before-exhibited campy and clever images by the elusive artist behind the Tower Fantasy Instagram account, which has awoken a new public passion for the vacant Plaza Tower. Come dressed as your favorite mid-century modern building to enter the costume contest at the opening reception – the winner will receive a one night stay at The Drifter Hotel. Free and open to the public. Beer provided by Urban South Brewery. Opening reception June 2, exhibit on display until July 26.   Click…

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$75 - $125

Mid Mod NOLA – Private Reception at the Curtis Home

Enjoy an intimate evening with homeowners Lee Ledbetter and Doug Meffert in the former residence of Nathaniel “Buster” Curtis, Jr. – one of New Orleans' most notable 20th century architects – who helped to design the Superdome, the Rivergate, the main branch of the New Orleans Public Library, and many other modernist buildings across the city. Special guests David Curtis and Nell Tilton will share stories of their experience growing up in the home. Catering by Laura Arrowood and libations provided. $125 / $75…

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$20 - $25

Mid Mod NOLA –Modernist Block Tour in Lake Vista

Tour four private Mid Century residences connected by the levee and Ozone Park in Lake Vista. Sip a summer cocktail at our tiki bar and experience the best of Mid Mod NOLA living. Mid Century attire is encouraged. Tour Headquarters at 15 Tern Street. Advance tickets: $25, $20 for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Become a member today! Day of tour tickets: $30.   Click here to join the Facebook event.   This event is part of the Mid Mod NOLA series –…

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$10

Mid Mod NOLA – Mod Dance Party at The Drifter

Get down to the sounds of Mod Dance Party at the fabulous Drifter Hotel. Mid Century attire is encouraged! Cash bar. $10, free for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Become a member today!   Click here to join the Facebook event.   This event is part of the Mid Mod NOLA series – a partnership between the Preservation Resource Center, the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and DOCOMOMO US / Louisiana – exploring and celebrating New Orleans’ Mid Century modern architecture. Mid Mod NOLA is sponsored by The Helis Foundation, Trashy…

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July 2018
$10

Mid Mod NOLA – Screening of Designing Life: The Modernist Architecture of Albert C. Ledner

Designing Life is a documentary that explores the life and work of the modernist architect and student of Frank Lloyd Wright, Albert C. Ledner. Created by Catherine Ledner and Roy Beeson. See the trailer here. $10, free for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Become a member today!   Click here to join the Facebook event.   This event is part of the Mid Mod NOLA series – a partnership between the Preservation Resource Center, the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and DOCOMOMO US / Louisiana – exploring and…

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$15 - $30

Mid Mod NOLA – Experience the Rivergate Convention Center in Virtual Reality

Use cutting edge technology in building imaging and 3D modeling to tour the once-grand Rivergate Convention Center, which was demolished in 1995. The majestic c.1968 building by Curtis and Davis featured a cantilevered concrete roof and was beloved by architecture enthusiasts. $30, $15 for members (PRC, NOAF, or DOCOMOMO). Space is limited and advance registration is recommended. Become a member today!   Click here to join the Facebook event.   This event is part of the Mid Mod NOLA series – a…

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