Uncategorized September 24, 2012

Mid-Century Modern Tour: October 6

Arnold Gangnes, Architect, Tour of Homes

| $10.00


events_56.jpgSaturday, October 6thDocomomo WEWA invites you to join us for DOCOMOMO US Tour Day 2012in West Seattle on Saturday, October 6th. You’ll visit three mid-century modern homes that demonstrate the creative work of one architect, Arnold Gangnes (1918 – 2003), who was known for his innovative designs for modern dwellings and later for large scale non-residential and institutional projects. Included on the tour is Gangnes’s own house built in 1948.

The event is a self-guided driving/walking tour. Two of the residences are next door to each other. The third home is reachable by car, bike or a nice long walk. The number 56 bus drops you off on Admiral Way.

WHEN: Saturday, October 6, 2012. Come anytime between 11 am and 2 pm.

Limited on-street parking is available.
 Please do not block any driveways. We recommend carpooling.

WHERE: Check-in at 5054 SW Grayson St where you’ll receive a tour handout and map. You’ll be asked to remove your shoes at each house.

EVENT FEE: $10 per person. Cash or check only.

Docomomo WEWA thanks the homeowners for graciously opening up their homes for Tour Day!