Board Meeting and Presentation by Travel Grant Winner Nicole Santiago
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Board Meeting and Presentation by Travel Grant Winner Nicole Santiago

Thanks to the support of our members and event attendees, Docomomo US NOCA was able to offer a Travel Grant for Students & Emerging Professionals to attend the 2018 Docomomo US National Symposium in Columbus.

Please join us at our board meeting on November 14 to hear grant recipient Nicole D. Santiago recap her experience at the Symposium, including her special trip to the Columbus Indiana Architecture Archives. Light snacks will be provided.

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Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California [Board meeting + film screening]
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California [Board meeting + film screening]

Ever thought about getting more involved with Docomomo? Interested in learning more about Modernism and meeting fellow enthusiasts?

The Northern California Chapter of Docomomo US will be hosting a short documentary film showing and an open meeting on Wednesday, June 20 - we hope you can join us!

What: A viewing of Ruth Shellhorn: Midcentury Landscape Design in Southern California, followed by a discussion and chapter board meeting.

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The Mid-Century City: Modernism on Cathedral Hill [Walking Tour]
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

The Mid-Century City: Modernism on Cathedral Hill [Walking Tour]

The Western Addition and Cathedral Hill first opened to development in the 1870s and 80s, quickly filling with the urban middle-class housing of the era. Once a center of Asian-American culture, after the events of World War II, the neighborhood became an African-American enclave. By the 1950s the same housing had been deemed substandard, making the area a prime candidate for urban renewal, leaving many of the African-American residents facing eviction. Please join the DOCOMOMO Northern California Chapter as we tour Cathedral Hill to discuss some of the the history that contributed to a modern design in the heart of a Victorian city.

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BART to the Future: A Tour of Modern Transit in the Bay Area [with Atlas Obscura]
Feb
4
10:00 AM10:00

BART to the Future: A Tour of Modern Transit in the Bay Area [with Atlas Obscura]

You'll never look at a BART station the same way again! Today, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system runs 129 million trips annually. When BART opened to the public in 1972, it was the culmination of decades of planning, design, and construction. Many of us have passed through BART stations hundreds or even thousands of times without ever considering the history and design of the system, so on Saturday, February 4th, we'll look at BART with fresh eyes!

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 DESIGNING HOME: JEWS AND MIDCENTURY MODERNISM [Museum tour + talk]
Sep
11
5:30 PM17:30

DESIGNING HOME: JEWS AND MIDCENTURY MODERNISM [Museum tour + talk]

DESIGNING HOME: JEWS AND MIDCENTURY MODERNISM
Special Curator Talk for DOCOMOMO members only! 

Please join DOCOMOMO/NOCA on Thursday, September 11 at 5:30pm for a special walk through the exhibit Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism, currently showing at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. This event is free and open only to members of DOCOMOMO US. Please RSVP to info@docomomo-noca.org if you can join us.

The curator talk will be over just in time for a lecture by Pierluigi Serraino entitled "Dreaming Domesticity through Julius Shulman." Admission to the lecture is not included with the DOCOMOMO event, but you can purchase your advance ticket here.

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MID-CENTURY MODERN IN DIAMOND HEIGHTS – TOUR DAY 2012
Sep
29
3:00 PM15:00

MID-CENTURY MODERN IN DIAMOND HEIGHTS – TOUR DAY 2012

This tour will start with an overview of why an early plan to make it a neighborhood of skyscrapers was modified to the more suburban plan that was actually built. The tour will include visits to an Eichler subdivision and other architecturally significant houses, and explore the churches, schools and public art that make Diamond Heights a unique part of the city.

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