Explore New Orleans mid-century modern architecture at upcoming events – NOLA.com

The Preservation Resource Center, the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and Docomomo US/Louisiana are teaming as much as host events exploring the sharp angles, flat roofs, hovering glass partitions and different hallmarks of mid-century modern architecture in New Orleans. The sequence kicks off Might 25 with a reception at the house of architect Albert Ledner, who pioneered regional modernist design in New Orleans. Tickets are $35 at prcno.org.

Then, on June eight, Tulane College architecture professor John P. Klingman will current an summary of the Crescent Metropolis's personal mid-century modern model. The speak might be held from 6-7 p.m., Mid Metropolis Library, 4140 Canal St.

On July 6, architects Lee Ledbetter, Paula Peer, Albert Ledner and archivist Francine J. Inventory will take part in a panel dialogue led by architect Wayne Troyer. The group will focus on mid-mod design, historical past and constructing use. The occasion might be held from 6-7:30 p.m. at the New Orleans Major Library, 219 Loyola Ave.

Love touring native houses? Take a look at these different upcoming home excursions:

Outdated Mandeville Mom's Day Dwelling Tour -- Might 14, 2-5 p.m., Outdated Mandeville -- A number of non-public homes relationship from the early 20th century and the Jean Baptiste Lang Home might be open for self-guided excursions. Tickets could be bought at the Lang Home, 605 Carroll St., Das Schulerhaus, 611 Girod St., and at oldmandevillehistoricassociation.org. Tickets are $20 for adults; $12 for youngsters 12-18; free for youngsters underneath 12.

Faubourg Marigny Dwelling Tour -- Might 21, midday-four p.m. Tour begins at Washington Sq. Park, 700 Frenchmen St. -- 9 non-public houses and enterprise within the Marigny Triangle, together with artist's James Michalopoulos' studio, might be open for self-guided excursions within the 45th annual Faubourg Marigny Enchancment Affiliation Dwelling Tour. The tour features a survey of architectural types, together with a 3-bay Greek Revival residence, a two-bay single shotgun home, a Creole cottage and new modern architecture. Tickets are $25 by emailing info@faubourymarigny.org,

Go to an Esplanade Ave. Renovation in Progress -- Might 18, 5:30-7 p.m., 810 Esplanade Ave. -- The Preservation Useful resource Heart's Renovators' Blissful Hour visits an intensive restoration underway in an 1832 American Greek Revival townhouse. The challenge contains restored home windows, doorways, plasterwork and lots of different options. Tickets are $10. 

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