Join the Mod Squad!

Support and Preserve Residential Modernist Architecture

We are an award-winning 501C3 nonprofit educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of residential Modernist architecture.

The Mod Squad is a thriving community of people dedicated to Modernist residential design. Mod Squad members are into art, food, travel, furniture, fashion, and fun. Membership connects you with like-minded people, building new and meaningful relationships! Mod Squad members support:

  • Innovative NCModernist programming, including the Thirst4Architecture Gatherings, the Architecture Movie Series, and other special events

  • Groundbreaking research and documentation in the NCModernist and USModernist archives, together the open digital archives for Modernist houses in the world.

  • Educational initiatives, such as Project BauHow; and awards programs, such as the George Matsumoto Prize for excellence in Modernist residential design

  • Tours of exciting, significant Modernist houses locally, nationally, and internationally

  • USModernist Radio, where podcast host George Smart talks and laughs with guests about Modernist architecture, the most exciting and controversial buildings in the world

There are two levels of Mod Squad membership, all tax-deductible!

Cantilever Membership: $300/person/year, $450/couple/year - for people committed to sustaining the organization into the future!

  • Terrazzo benefits, plus...

  • A beautiful USModernist pin signifying your support

  • Two tickets to the annual ModStruck Gala with priority for purchasing additional tickets, and special recognition at the Gala

  • Opportunity to join the Advisory Council, influencing future programs and events

  • Discounts on corporate sponsorship for events, digital publications, programs, and additional initiatives

  • Special discounts of up to $100 on our wildly popular local, national, and international Modernist house tours

Terrazzo Membership:

$125/person/year, $225/couple/year, for people who want to jump right into our community of Modernist fans!

  • An invitation to the annual ModStruck Gala, with discounts on purchasing guest tickets

  • Special discounts of up to $100 on our wildly popular local, national, and international Modernist house tours

  • Special advance notice for Modernist tours and other events before the general public

  • Invitation to dynamic social gatherings, curated in venues focusing on architecture, art, culinary arts, and the Modernist lifestyle

  • Opportunity to lead or volunteer for events, waiving or reducing event admission


We accept nearly all credit and debit cards. To make a non-membership donation, go here.