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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