Mid-Century Modern Architecture In South Eugene


 Mid-Century modern architecture dates between 1933 and 1965 and is characterized by geometric lines, large windows, and integration with natural surroundings

Mid-Century modern architecture dates between 1933 and 1965 and is characterized by geometric lines, large windows, and integration with natural surroundings

On Sunday, May 15th the City of Eugene in partnership with the University of Oregon Historic Preservation Program will host a Mid-Century Modern Tour as part of Historic Preservation Month. The tour focuses on residential mid-century architecture in South Eugene. Mid-Century modern architecture dates between 1933 and 1965 and is characterized by geometric lines, large windows, and integration with natural surroundings. The purpose of this tour is to highlight the importance of this architectural style and its historic significance to our community.

Join us for a reception and panel discussion from 11-1 at Grant Seder’s Unitarian Church 477 E. 40th Avenue to hear Dr. Leland Roth and local homeowners discuss the unique characteristics of this era in architecture and the importance of preserving these historic resources. Tour maps will be distributed at the reception and the tour will take place from 1-3pm.

  • When: May 15 – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Reception and panel discussion 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tour 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Grant Seder’s Unitarian Church (Saraha Buddhist Institute) – 477 East 40th Ave.
  • Presenter: Leland Roth, Professor of Architectural History at the University of Oregon.

For more information, please see http://www.eugene-or.gov/405/Historic-Preservation or https://www.facebook.com/events/526103380923171/