Doors Open Denver

Doors Open Denver this year is highlighting Modern and Mid-Century Architecture with: MODERN ARCHITECTURE: 50’s & Beyond FREE EVENT  April 16-17, 2011 Event Headquarters Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop (located inside) Open 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Be sure to click through the link to get not only a self-guided walking tour or to sign up for the guided tours!

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Help Save The Wallbank House in Belcaro

As much as I love the Denver Metro area, it lags behind in some areas, and one is being able to designate this house as a landmark so it can be saved! Photos as published on The Denver Eye (there are more photos there by the way!): Gorgeous, isn’t it? The Wallbank House in Belcaro, a 1958 Usonian-design by Tician Papachristou and Daniel Havekost. According to Shannon Stanboro of 5280mod.com, The Denver Landmark Preservation Commission is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, December 7, regarding the landmark designation of this…

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Go in our place! Two events – San Diego and Denver

We are still getting settled, so bear with us while we get organized. However, there are two events I didn’t want you to miss: This upcoming weekend in San Diego is the  Tiki Oasis Extravaganza – sounds like a ton of fun! If someone goes, please send me some photos! It looks like a lot of the events are sold out, so can’t wait to hear how fabulous it is! Here in Denver, the last Saturday of August is the 2010 Arapahoe Acres Home tour information available on the MidMod…

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Help save our pink bathroom

Well it seems life has dealt us a card and we’re going to remodel our PINK bathroom in the next month. We know the tile has been falling off the shower wall for a while, but finally our plumber has determined that the plumbing for the whole shower has to go. So, it’s a rip out and remodel -s eriously we can’t save the tile in the bath. We could save the tile in the bathroom, but if we even do a few of the changes we want to (like…

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Follow up on the chairs

We have had a funny week – hubby had strep throat, and we had some funky (but thankfully not too expensive) plumbing issues. So, now that we’re out of it, I can FINALLY follow up on the fabulous Modernism show that was TWO WEEKS ago (sigh, I really have lost track of time!). Our chair (which you’ll find here) came from HealthWorks, a fabulous company that does cabinetry, kitchen design , Upholstery and millwork and they have a great knowledge and love of Mid Century style. Pat, does some awesome…

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Denver Modernism Show

The Denver Modernism show has put out a call to artists – put your modern work in the show and have it judged by Shag (yeah, he’s awesome). The show itself is Aug. 28-29-30, 2009 at the National Western Complex in the Expo Hall – Main Level Exit I-70 on Brighton Blvd (just east of I-25) Show Hours: Friday 5 – 7pm Early VIP Gala Admission: $35 includes readmission all weekend, open bar, entertainment, special guests. ? Friday 7 – 10pm Preview Party Admission: $15 includes live music, hula girls,…

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Denver Mid Century Modern House Tour

The tour will be held on Saturday, June 6th from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday, June 7th from 12 pm to 4 pm. Tour headquarters and ticket sales are located at Carson Elementary School, 5420 E. 1st Avenue. Tickets are $12 (Historic Denver, Inc. members), $15 (non-members). Buy your tickets in advance online or call 720.891.4956. Tickets will also be on sale each day at tour headquarters, Carson Elementary. Awesome! Can’t Wait (more pictures if you click on the image above)

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