Mod Blog Modern Gainesville

Gainesville Modern has partnered with WUFT and their Greater Good series highlighting nonprofit organizations working in North Central Florida. The premiere is tonight, April 29th at 8:30 PM on WUFT-TV. Past President Jenn Garrett and Treasurer Mike Hastings discuss the history of Gainesville Modern, the popular Mid-Century Modern Home Tour and their latest project- a virtual tour of 7 area homes with interviews of their owners “A Tour From Home.” 

https://fb.watch/cHVi2ACmLa/

Mid-Century Modern Threatened or Lost

1960 – Shores Animal Hospital,
NW 13th Street,
Gainesville, Florida
Dean Vollendorf Architect
Now Demolished
Elevation
Shores Animal Hospital,
NW 13th Street,
Gainesville, Florida

1974 – St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

 4315 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, Florida

Architect Nils Schweizer 

Demolished 2019


Connecting to the outdoors

Connection to the Outdoors Modern design takes nature into account as an element to incorporate, not a challenge to be overcome.

Ocala Block

Have you noticed the buff-colored stone on some exterior or supporting walls? Limestone was used to make this concrete “Ocala Block” It was made in Ocala Florida

Connection to the Outdoors Modern design takes nature into account as an element to incorporate, not a challenge to be overcome. Whether sited to take best account…

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