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April 17 Mod of the Month- 3 Open Houses 1-3 PM


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Mod of the Month

Sunday, April 17th, 2011, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

MODern Month 2011 continues as Houston Mod invites you to join us this Sunday for Mod of the Month. Three wonderful mid-century-modern houses will be open for touring. The houses need new owners/are available for purchase. They are located in southwest Houston near Braeswood and Stella Link. This is a free event.

9110 Bassoon Drive, Houston, Texas 77025


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Dramatic home custom built for Joseph T. Finkelstein, co-founder of the Alley theater. Glamorous design is like a stage. Large one bedroom house on two lots, over 1/3 acre, with swimming pool. Finkelstein was an actor in New York and Houston.

4026 Mischire Drive, Houston, Texas 77025


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Beautifully maintained and updated contemporary house with walls of glass. Walled garden opens off dining area.

3606 Sun Valley Drive, Houston, Texas 77025


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Bank owned up-scale contemporary ready for restoration. Many original features remain in good condition.

April is MODern Month in Texas. List of events.

Plan to attend the Beaumont Architecture tour on April 30th.

MODern Market was held April 8- 10 and was a tremendous success. HoustonMODernMarket.com

A video about MODern Market.

Support future Mod events by becoming a member of Houston Mod. Check your membership status with any Houston Mod representative.

Houston Mod board members will be available to discuss how Houston Mod is advocating for the recent past on the local, state and national level, and discuss partnering with groups like Preservation Texas and DOCOMOMO US.

Houston Mod recently became the first friend organization of DOCOMOMO US, and participated with the October 9th DOCOMOMO US National Tour Day which drew over 250 visitors to Houston's Glenbrook Valley. Houston Mod's tour had the largest attendance in the nation.

Houston Mod publications will be available during the open house including:

High Style in the Suburbs, The Early Modern Houses of Architect William Jenkins, 1951-1958.

Houston Mod is planning several members-only events. If you need to check your membership status, please e-mail info@houstonmod.org

See you there,

Houston Mod

Houston Mod was recently recognized with a third "Good Brick Award" from the Greater Houston Preservation Alliance for the Mod-of-the-Month open house program.

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