Michael Palumbo, 1999-2001
Milestones in the Community
- National Trust For Historic Preservation Conference – Conference held in Los Angeles. Several tracts on Modernism with participation by Modcom members. In addition a special 1 day bus tour version of the How Modern Was My Valley conducted by Mary-Margaret Stratton.
- Dwell Magazine is launched.
How Modern Was My Valley Two Day Tour
Tour – more info on website:
Mid Century Riverside Tour
Ad hoc, yet comprehensive self-driving tour of the greater downtown Riverside area on 9-30-2000. Produced by Daniel Paul. Coincides with the “Everyday Modernism Conference at UCR
Your Government in Glendale
Ad hoc walking tour produced by Laura Friedman. Laura later went on to become a Glendale city council member and mayor.
Bowling alley designed by Armet and David 1958 becomes a long preservation battle – concludes in 2003.
Garden city apartment complex by Ralph A. Vaughn & Heth Warton, 1949-1951 become a ten year long effort to save. Efforts conclude in 2010.
August 14, 2014 marked the reopening of Lincoln Place, a historic 38-acre, 1951 garden apartment complex off Lincoln Boulevard in Venice. thanks to Amanda Seward for her leadership as the ModCom residential committee chair and for her work on the California Register nomination.
The Architecture of John Lautner
by Alan Hess (Author), Alan Weintraub (Photographer) – January 1, 2000
Rancho Deluxe: Rustic Dreams and Real Western Living
by Alan Hess (Author), Alan Weintraub (Author) – March 1, 2000
MAK Architecture Tour
Sites included: Buck House (R.M. Schindler, 1934), DeKeyser House (R.M. Schindler, 1935), Dunsmuir Flats (Gregory Ain, 1937), Bonnet House (Richard Neutra, 1942), Fitzpatrick House (R.M. Schindler, 1936), Mackey Apartments (R.M. Schindler, 1939), Hailey House (Richard Neutra, 1958), Kallis House (R.M. Schindler, 1946), Kings Road House-Studio (R.M. Schindler, 1922), Shulman House and Studio (Raphael Soriano, 1950), Bergren Residence (John Lautner, 1951). And cocktails at Case Study House #22, designed by architect Pierre Koenig.