NCModernist's Fall House Tour
Saturday, October 12, 8am-5pm
Starting and Ending Point: Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham

Enjoy a great day touring brilliant new and recently-renovated Modernist houses and buildings around Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill without the hassle of driving!  Modapalooza includes the delightful company of fellow Modernist architecture fans, breakfast, snacks, drinks, a delicious lunch, and free wifi in our luxury restroom-equipped, air-conditioned bus. You'll also meet many of the architects, designers, and builders: Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston, Vinny Petrarca and Katherine Hogan, Alan Mascord, Nick Hammer, Heather Washburn, Arielle Schechter.

The Chase House, Hillsborough, designed by Larry Scarpa of Los Angeles, built by Tonic Construction


Just added: The Strickland House, designed by Frank Harmon

The Bertie House, Raleigh, designed by Craig Kerins and Robby Johnston

The Rugby House, designed by Alan Mascord, built by Kent Wiles

The Washburn House, Chapel Hill, designed by Heather Washburn

The Mason Grabell House, Chapel Hill, designed by Arielle Schechter

The Duke President's House, Durham, designed by Alden Dow

The Laurel Hills House, Raleigh, designed and built by Vinny Petrarca and Katherine Hogan

The Grabon House, Raleigh, designed by Nick Hammer, built by BuildNorthCarolina

Tickets: $149 per person general public, $139 per person Mod Squad members. Includes coffee and bagels, snacks, and lunch. 

The Fine Print

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Tickets are not mailed; your name will be on a list at registration.

Once payment is made, there are no refunds for any reason except for tour cancellation. However, you can transfer your place to another person with at least a week's written notice to NCModernist. The tour runs rain or shine. The itinerary and order of trip events are subject to change without notice or refund.

Some houses are not accessible. Participants must navigate stairs unaided and be able to walk for at least a hour at a time. You may stay on the bus at any point if you wish. Strollers are not permitted inside any houses. 

Architects can get self-reported CEU hours if arranged in advance with the AIA.

Unsecured parking is free at the Sheraton Imperial.

To reduce dirt and damage to floors, tour participants are required to remove shoes (or bring your own booties) at each house.

Food, drinks, and smoking are not allowed in the houses; however drinks, snacks, and lunch are provided on the bus.  

Smoking and alcohol are not allowed on the bus. 

Photos are allowed and encouraged both inside and outside all the houses.

Proceeds benefit NCModernist, a North Carolina 501C3 nonprofit educational archive. 
Questions?  Contact George Smart at 919.740.8407.