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Mundane Moment: Jordan Gruzen

I was saddened to hear that New York-based architect Jordan Gruzen died in January 2015. Gruzen’s work as part of the partnership of Kelly & Gruzen informed much of my interest in mid-century and modern architecture in the New York … Continue reading

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Queens Modern is here!

Hello Mid-Century Mundane fans, I’m pleased to announce that Queens Modern is here! This new project is a natural progression of my interest in “everyday” mid-century architecture and focuses on a specific group of buildings for a more in-depth examination … Continue reading

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Exciting News for Mid-Century Mundane

Mid-Century Mundane was started as a website looking to document just a fragment of the mid-century regional and vernacular architecture out there. And now we take our next big step with a more robust project to examine a specific grouping … Continue reading

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Global Mundane: Hyde Park Chapel, London, England

Here to kick off a new, occasional chapter of Mid-Century Mundane is our first entry from England. The former Hyde Park Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is located at 64-68 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road in South … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Mundane Hiatus

Mid-Century Mundane will be on a brief hiatus until mid July. In the interim, make sure to check in here and on our Facebook page for documentation of some great examples of British Modernism!

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Preserving Our Mid-Century Mundane

While this website started as a simple documentation of lesser-known and less appreciated modern sites, it obviously does not exist completely outside the conversation around the preservation of our modern built heritage. Occasionally, we will be featuring preservation projects and campaigns … Continue reading

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Announcing Mundane Mondays

Starting this month, Mid-Century Mundane is launching a new reader-driven feature to help spread the word about Mid-Century architecture and this site. We have been encouraged by the response to this blog, starting as an occasional musing on mid-century vernacular, … Continue reading

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