FAQ: Everything you ever wanted to know about Midcentury Modern architecture but were afraid to ask

FAQ: Everything you ever wanted to know about Midcentury Modern architecture but were afraid to ask

Now through midnight June 30, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is seeking submissions of photographs that display examples of mid-20th century modernist-style architecture constructed in Pennsylvania between 1930 and 1980. Entries may depict exteriors, interiors, and/or details of roadside architecture, schools, religious buildings, homes, commercial and recreational structures and other modern elements. Photos may have …

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50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Archives were physically joined in a new, modern architectural complex 50 years ago.  Designed by the Harrisburg-based architectural firm of Lawrie and Green, the complex opened in 1964 and was dedicated in October 1965. First known as the William Penn Memorial Museum and State Archives, …

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