NCMH’s ModShop Tour is May 9th
North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH), the award winning non-profit dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting Modernist residential design, will be going on its semi-annual ModShop Tour on Saturday, May 9, from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. This popular bus tour includes shopping at IKEA as well as visiting several Modernist houses and a church as part of Historic Charlotte’s Mad About Modern Tour.
Aboard a spacious, wi-fi-equipped bus, tour participants will be taken to five houses and one Modernist church:
- The 1964 Hugh C. Mitchum Residence, designed by the late Charlotte engineer Aubrey Arant
- 4642 Sharon View(architect unknown)
- 2434 Ainsdale(architect unknown)
- The Levinson House, 2827 Rothwood Drive, designed by Charlotte architect Stan Russell
- The McFarland House, 714 Larkhall Lane (architect unknown)
- The1957 Sharon United Methodist Church, which will be demolished within the next 12 months (architect unknown).
Mid Center Salvage, a Charlotte company that restores Mid-Century and Danish Modern Furniture from the 1950s to the 1970s, is sponsoring the tour. The bus will stop there mid-day for a tour and a catered lunch.
Tickets are $119 per person and $99 for current members of NCMH’s Mod Squad. The price includes transportation, all admissions, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For more details and to purchase tickets, go to http://www.ncmodernist.org/modshop.htm. Seating is limited so those interested should secure tickets very soon.
Charlotte residents may purchase tickets to the Mad About Modern Tour atwww.historiccharlotte.org.