THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED. Next one is April 15, 2023. Look for details in the weekly newsletter.
Starting and Ending Point: 500 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park.
Enjoy a great day touring 11 new and renovated Modernist houses around Durham, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Pittsboro 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 - including Arielle Schechter, Louis Cherry, Jason Hart, Heather Washburn, Dail Dixon, and Jenny Hoffman.
Proceeds benefit NCModernist, a North Carolina 501C3 nonprofit educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of Modernist houses.
The Arricastres House, Chapel Hill, designed by
The Gretel House, Carrboro, designed by Jenny Hoffman.
The Overton House, Durham, architect unknown, renovations by Alicia Hylton-Daniel.
The Serdar House, Chapel Hill, designed by Arielle Schechter.
The Washburn House, Chapel Hill, designed by Heather Washburn.
The Hart House, Chapel Hill, designed by Jason Hart.
The Deupree/Schweikert House, Pittsboro, designed by Dail Dixon.
Plus the Hazel Houses, Durham, designed and built by Alicia Hylton-Daniel.
The Fine Print
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The tour runs rain or shine. The itinerary and order of trip events are subject to change without notice or refund.
COVID: some houses may require masks. Please bring one.
A signed liability release is required for all participants. We'll send this to you a few weeks ahead. Please read, print, sign, and bring with you to registration. Those travelling together may sign the same form. Parents must sign for and accompany anyone under 18.
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.
To reduce dirt and damage to floors, tour participants are required to remove shoes (or bring your own booties) at each house.
Food and drink 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 or in the houses.
Photos are allowed and encouraged both inside and outside all the houses.
Unsecured parking is free at the starting point, 500 Park Offices Drive, Research Triangle Park. (see map below)
Proceeds benefit NCModernist, a North Carolina 501C3 nonprofit educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of Modernist houses. Questions? Contact George Smart at 919.740.8407.