Events

The main goal of the organization is to increase knowledge of Midland’s rich Mid-Century Modern heritage by offering a forum to feature articles, presentations and research focused on architecture and design as well as opening the doors to some of the Midland’s architecturally significant structures with annual tours.


Mid-Century Modern Midland
Presents

Constantine George Pappas, AIA
Constantine George Pappas, AIA

“The Mysticism of Religious Architecture”
A lecture by Constantine George Pappas, AIA
President – Constantine George Pappas, AIA Architecture/Planning
Recipient of the AIA Detroit Gold Medal

This free community event, will focus on “The start” when religious buildings were first created and how it transcends into today’s interpretation of religious space and the city of Midland’s richly woven religious architectural heritage.

St. John’s Episcopal Church will host this lecture as part of their Sesquicentennial Celebration, marking 150 years of
The Episcopal Church in Midland, Michigan.

Join us on
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3 pm in the sanctuary.
Lecture followed by question and answer time.
Directions

Complimentary refreshments,
along with religious architectural drawings and photographs will be
on display in the fellowship hall.
No RSVP required

for more information visit www.midcenturymidland.org or
call Carol Neff at 1.989.839.2744

Mr. Pappas is the founding Principal of Constantine George Pappas AIA Architecture/Planning. Founded in April 1982, the firm specializes in high quality projects including Masterplanning and the design of Religious, Institutional, and Residential work throughout the Midwest. Mr. Pappas’ design excellence has earned spots in many international, national and local architectural magazines. The design excellence of the firm continues today with numerous AIA National, AIA Michigan, AIA Detroit, Engineering Society of Detroit(ESD) and the Masonry Institute of Michigan Honor Design Awards. The firm has won thirty six design awards these from these various institutions and organizations.

Mr. Pappas is continueing adjunct faculty thesis design juror and lecturer at Michigan’s three Schools of Architecture; (University of Michigan, University of Detroit Mercy, and Lawrence Technological University).

In 2002, Mr. Pappas was bestowed with one of the highest honors given to an architect. His elevation into the American Institute of Architects National College of Fellows was based on his commitment to the design of religious architecture. In 2017, Mr. Pappas received the AIA Detroit Gold Medal, the highest honor given to any member of the AIA Detroit Chapter.


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Mid-Century Modern Midland Jackson Hallett Self Guided Tour

Mid-Century Modern Midland features the Residential Work of
Jackson B. Hallett Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1-3pm

Book online now!“>Click Here to Book Now! Advanced ticket sales only. You will not be able to purchase the day of the event.

Please join MCMM on November 5th, 2017 from 1-3pm, for self-guided tours, featuring two of Mr. Hallett’s residential designs. The tour includes both the home Mr. Hallett designed for his own family, “The Jackson B. Hallett Home” located at 3410 Applewood, Midland, MI and the “The James P. West Home” located at 370 Orchard Drive, Midland, MI.

3410 Applewood, Midland, MI

 370 Orchard Drive, Midland, MI



Past Events

April 25, 2017
“Living Mid-Century Modernism: Growing Up in Midland and Beyond”
Henry Whiting
7:00pm
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium

March 25, 2017
Meeting to discuss Documenting architects and architecture
10:00am
United Church of Christ

February 26, 2017
“Mid-Michigan Modern”
1:00pm
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
By Susan Bandes

October 1-2, 2016
Autumn Reflections at the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio https://www.abdow.org/calendar/?tbc_year=2016&tbc_month=10&tbc_day=01&tbc_dow=Sat

December 3-4, 2016
Zonta Homewalk -Mid-Century Modern Midland
1:00-5:00 pm
featuring the works of: Alden B. Dow,  Jackson B. Hallet, Robert E. Schwartz, E. “Red” Warner
Call for Pre-Sale Tickets 1.866.315.7678 or visit www.abdow.org