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The Real Mid-Century
You think you know what the Fifties and Sixties were like. Think again.
by Sandy McLendon

A Future Unforeseen: Driving Edsel Aground
The symbol of Mid-Century excess was actually a very nice car.
by Sandy McLendon

On the Waterfront:
Bertrand Goldberg's Marina City
Bertrand Goldberg trained at the Bauhaus. Then he moved on.
by Sandy McLendon

Executing Modernism:
The World of Van Nest Polglase
He gave a starving world glamour at ten cents a ticket.
by Sandy McLendon

Preservation Groups Lobby to Protect Mid-Century Modern Landmark
Will a Landmark be Razed?
by Joe Kunkel

Winnetka Modernism 2004
Photo Album From the Show
Photography by Joe Kunkel

The Beginning of Now
John Portman's 1967 Hyatt Regency in Atlanta

Atrium hotels are everywhere now, but the first one is still the best.
by Sandy McLendon

The New Battle of Gettysburg
Saving Richard Neutra's Cyclorama Building

The Cyclorama Building is in danger of destruction. Here's how you can help.
by Sandy McLendon

Exhibitions, Modernism Shows & more
Compiled by Joe Kunkel

Pottery & Ceramics
Decorative Arts & Other
Modernism Magazine



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Joe Kunkel

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Issue Five:

A Rat Pack Era Classic Revived in Rancho Mirage; German Modernist Porcelain; Chicago Bauhaus & Beyond; Care + Feeding; Happenings; Spring in Chicago; Designing Women: Modernism in Hollywood Costume; A Swiss Miss Among the Palms; Palm Springs Modernism Photos; Pierre Koenig: A Futurist for Today

Issue Four:

the All-Wright issue -
Wright Next Door; Teater's Knoll: Frank Lloyd Wright's Idaho Legacy; Profile: William Allin Storrer; The Rubin House: Memories of its Creation and Creator; A Line Through History: The Architecture of Robert Green, AIA; Fallen Snowflake: William Wesley Peters' Snowflake Motel; Eugene Masselink: Assistant to Genius; Frank Lloyd Wright - and Wrong; Book Reviews: Frank Lloyd Wright, High and Low

Issue Three:

California Dream, Transplanted; The Modern Mama Had: Scandinavian Modern in America; New Collecting Horizons: Good Clean Fun; Modernism, Sur la Table; The Nature of Materials, Whatever; A Time Capsule, Wide Open ... and MORE!

Issue Two:

The First Modern Car: Ford's Original Mustang; Big Names, Not So Small House; The Worst Design You Own; The Secret is Out: American Modernist Silver ... and MORE!

Issue One:

Collectibles for the New Depression; Hiding in Plain Sight; Tim Seibert, A Sarasota Modernist; A Design to Remember; FutureHouse ... and MORE!

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