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The Architecture of Bruce Goff in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville, Oklahoma is a small town with a population of approximately 35,000, located 45 miles north of Tulsa. The town embraces the rich, diverse heritage built by the oil industry. Bartlesville features attractions like Frank Lloyd Wright’s only skyscraper the Price Tower, Frank Phillips Home (founder of Phillips Petroleum) and Woolaroc Ranch, Museum & Wildlife […]

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Mid Century Modern Books

There are countless books on mid century modern design, furniture, architecture, etc. Below is a list of my favorite 10 mid century modern books. I think anyone who is interested in the subject can enjoy these books as well. Chances are you may already own some (or all?) of these books. If you are just […]

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Welcome to Wedgwood Tulsa

The best in the Wedgwood neighborhood!

The best house in the Wedgwood neighborhood!Good friends of mine recently started a new website called “Wedgwood Tulsa.” The website features their restoration/decorating projects on their 1955 ranch home and other useful information any mid century modern enthusiast will enjoy. Wedgwood is a neighborhood which features many mid century modern ranch style homes. It is […]

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The Bavinger House Twilight Tour

The Bavinger House Twilight Tour

The Bavinger House in Norman, Oklahoma is hosting the “Twighlight Tour” on July 24, 25, and 26th. The tour will be held in the evening between 6:30 PM and 10:30 PM. If you are living in the area, don’t miss this chance to see the Bavinger House at night!

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Vancouver Mid Century Modern Tours and Events

There are three upcoming modern tours scheduled in Vancouver area showcasing Vancouver’s significant modernist homes and buildings of the 1940s through 1970s. Vancouver developed an adaptation of the modern aesthetic known as West Coast Regional Style that features post-and-beam construction, stepped flat roofs with clerestory windows, and wide expanses of glass that integrated the house […]

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Lortondale Home Tour – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Lortondale Home Tour

The Modern Tulsa Committee of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture will host their annual modern home tour called “Living in HiFi” on June 13, 2009 in the historic Lortondale neighborhood. The Lortondale neighborhood, located between 26th Street and 27th Place (east of South Yale Avenue) in Tulsa, Oklahoma was designed and built in 1954 by […]

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The Bavinger House

The Bavinger House

The Bavinger House
The Bavinger House was the last stop for the Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour. It was designed by Bruce Goff and built by Eugene Bavinger, a former art professor at the University of Oklahoma, between 1950 and 1955. The world renowned Bavinger House is considered to be one of the most significant designs of […]

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The McConnell Residence – Oklahoma Modernism

McConnell Residence

McConnell Residence
The McConnell Residence was the third stop for the Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour. Our two huge tour buses pulled into the obviously well-to-do neighborhood, attracting attention from the cars driving by and neighbors. A lady in her Mercedes actually stopped and asked me what was going on and why I was taking pictures of […]

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Mid Century Modern Home Tour – West Lafayette, Indiana

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and the Wabash Valley Trust for Historic Preservation are offering a tour of West Lafayette mid century modern homes on May 30, 2009. The “Back to the Future” tour showcases five houses built between 1955 and 1964 in and near the Happy Hollow subdivision, the area is known for its […]

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Following the Footsteps of Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism

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The day we had been waiting for finally came. We drove 150 miles to join Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour, sponsored by Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) and Modern Wealth Management. The tour was one of the events conducted in conjunction of the exhibit “Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered” at the OKCMOA, running from April […]

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