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Oklahoma Modernism Weekend: Home Tour Highlights

The third annual Oklahoma Modernism Weekend was held this weekend at the iconic Gold Dome in Oklahoma City. One of the highlight events of this weekend is the modern home tour, and this year was no exception. The Okie Mod Squad hosted about tour bus full of anxious modernistas. The five-stop tour began at noon and ended about 4:30 pm with a stirring account of Bruce Goff's later years.

We would like to thank all the homeowners who invited us into their private space. And thanks to all the volunteers who made the tour, and Modernism weekend possible. Here's a link to more of my photos of these stunning homes:

Mod Home Tour Album


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