Taking you to school: Mid-mod at the U of U

TAKING YOU TO SCHOOL: MID-MOD AT THE U OF U Friday, March 13, 2015 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet in the Officers Club Lobby Utah Heritage Foundation is conducting research in partnership with Utah Division of State History and  
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Conference Keynote by Alan Hess

In our free keynote address this year, noted critic, historian, and author Alan Hess will present "Modernism's Back: The Past and Future of Midcentury Modern Architecture." Read more >

Pop-up Tour @780 E. South Temple

Utah Heritage Foundation is excited to launch its first #heartbomb. Heart bombing is an opportunity to show appreciation for our communities’ historic places... Read more >

Keepin’ It Glassy

The Spring 2015 event will be Keepin' It Glassy: Sugden's Legacy Lives On. Salt Lake Modern is pleased to feature the Roberta Sugden Home during this event. Spend the evening at one of John Sugden's first projects after returning to Utah from Chicago where he studied under Mies van der Rohe. This was his first Utah project and is a ripping demonstration of Miesian principles in the home he designed for his mother. During this event, we make a major announcement regarding the preservation of this house and our efforts to preserve more mid-century modern era structures. Read more >

Walking Tour: Modernism on South Temple

Be amazed by the story of South Temple's progression from Millionaire's Row of mansions into mid-century modernism starting in 1925. Read more >

Salt Lake Modern Tour: Northcrest/North Hills

Join us for our annual tour of several mid-century vintage residences. This year we feature the area of the upper Avenues neighborhood that was developed starting in the early 1950s known as North Hills and Northcrest. Read more >

2014 Brown Bag Series: A Time and a Place for the Ranch House

Bim Oliver will present “A Time and a Place for the Ranch House." His presentation will highlight the reasons behind the proliferation of the Ranch House throughout the United States and the appeal of its single story living. Read more >

Salt Lake Premiere – Coast Modern

November 19, 2013 7:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Main Library 210 East 400 South, Nancy Tessman Auditorium Coast Modern The third film of the 2013 Design Matters Film Series will be a Salt Lake City film premiere event for Coast Modern  Read more >

Salt Lake Modern Tour: Olympus Cove

Saturday, June 8, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Salt Lake Modern is hosting a tour of privately-owned residences from the mid-century period in the Olympus Cove neighborhood in Salt Lake County. Read more >

Snowbird: A Vision for a Modern Resort–Sept. 22

Saturday, September 22 Tour starts at 10:00 a.m. and finishes at Noon Cliff Lodge, Superior Room Cost: $10 general public, $5 members Advance ticket sales have ended.  Please go directly to Snowbird to attend. What’s the word on the ‘Bird?   Read more >

Modernism landmark event in St. George

Come celebrate both the dedication of the Orval and Ruth Hafen Home as an historic landmark of the City of St. George and the opening of the Roene DiFiore Center for Arts and Education. Read more >

Modernism at Risk

In September 2010, several partners sponsored an exhibit by World Monuments Fund that displayed large format photographs showing about ten mid-century modern architectural masterpieces from around the world that have been saved, and held a panel discussion. Read more >

October 2009 John Sugden

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June 2009 Stephen Macdonald

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June 2010 Eduard Dreier

In June 2010, Salt Lake Modern invited people into a recently renovated Dreier-designed house in the Federal Heights neighborhood of Salt Lake City to hear information about Dreier's life, design aesthetic, and Salt Lake City mid-century modernism. Read more >

October 2011 Taylor Woolley

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October 2010 Ron Molen/Westshire Neighborhood, West Valley City

Over 200 people attended the first Salt Lake Modern tour, held in the Westshire Neighborhood of West Valley City. The tour featured four private homes and an interactive experience with the development's original architect, builder, and realtor. Read more >

Salt Lake Modern’s Tour of St. Mary’s Neighborhood

Saturday, June 16, 2012

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

After our successful tour of the Ron Molen-designed Westshire neighborhood in West Valley in October 2010, Salt Lake Modern is hosting a tour of four private mid-century modern homes in  Read more >
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