Regina O’Brien, 2009-2015
Milestones in the Community
The Sixties Turn 50
Nine month program with various events spotlighting iconic buildings of the 1960s including tours, panel discussions, online polls, and a mobile app.
Home Sixties Home
Tour of iconic tracts of MCM Homes across Los Angeles.
Ralph A. Vaughn & Heth Warton, 1949-1951 concludes a ten year long effort to save this important Garden city apartment complex. Saved!
Downey coffee shop receives a LAC Preservation Award
Successful HPOZ nomination of housing tract developed by Joseph Eichler. 108 Mid Century homes designed by A. Quincy Jones and Emmons as well as Claude Oakland. Nomination primarily written by Adriene Biondo.
Annual Holiday Party:
Modern Master Awards:
- Eldon Davis, AIA
- William Krisel, FAIA
- Dion Neutra, FAIA
- Victor Newlove, AIA
MAK Architecture Shulman Tour
Tour on the 100th birthday of renowned architecture photographer Julius Shulman, October 10, 2010. Featured modern residences shot over the course of his career: Lovell Health House (Richard Neutra, 1929), Gold House (R.M. Schindler, 1945), Kun House (Richard Neutra, 1936), Hillside House (Carl Louis Maston, 1948), Shulman House (Raphael Soriano, 1950), and Gantert House (Pierre Koenig, 1981).
Stardust Las Vegas Closing
ModCom members meet to witness the last show in the showroom – Steve and Edye Gourmet.
Mondo Lounge III
Final Mondo Lounge event at the Palms Hotel October 10, 2010
Shag Store Opens
SHAG Store opens in Palm Springs. Cherry Capri finally introduces Alan Hess to SHAG on May 8, 2010
Knott’s Preserved: From Boysenberry to Theme Park, the History of Knott’s Berry Farm
by Christopher Merritt (Author), J. Eric Lynxwiler (Author), Tony Baxter(Foreword) – June 1, 2010. ModCom friends gather at the Birdcage Theater to enjoy a slide show.
Southern California Eats 2
More of Southern California’s roadside eateries by John Eng and Adriene Biondo.