Lecture, Weekend Getaway
Beyond the Glass House: New Canaan Mid-Century Modern Houses 1947-1979
10:00pm – 12:00am
New Canaan Library, 151 Main St, New Canaan, CT 06840Register
The Glass House
The talk will feature Alan Goldberg and Michael Biondo in conversation with writer Gwen North Reiss. They will discuss the New Canaan houses featured in a+u Magazine's feature on New Canaan moderns, the making of the monograph, and the international competition, Living in the Future.
Archtober does not provide any transportation to this partner location or any of their events. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation.
Note that tickets are required for admission to the house, and access to the site is via tour only.
By train: Take the Metro North New Haven Line from Grand Central Terminal to the New Canaan train station. The Visitor Center is located across the street from the New Canaan train station. Please note that you may need to transfer trains in Stamford, CT to the New Canaan extension line during off-peak hours.
By car: Hutchinson River Parkway North to Merritt Parkway CT Rt. 15 North toward New Haven. Exit 37 (New Canaan, Darien, Rt. 124). Turn left onto South Avenue (Rt. 124) and proceed two miles to the New Canaan town center. Turn left onto Elm Street. The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street. Alternatively, you can take I-95 North to Exit 11 (Darien / Rowayton). Turn left onto Boston Post Rd / Rt. 1. Turn left onto Mansfield Avenue and proceed five miles north to the New Canaan town center. (Please note that Mansfield Avenue becomes South Avenue upon entering New Canaan).