Mid-Century Fashionable Houses of Iowa Tours | Dwelling & Back garden

DES MOINES, Iowa — Just take digital tours of four Iowa homes that epitomize the Mid-Century Modern-day style aesthetic and participate in a Q&A through Zoom with the homeowners.

Iowa Architectural Foundation and Iowa Mid-Century Modern are collaborating on the tours to rejoice Modernism Month.

Back links to the digital excursions are to be produced to ticket holders, a person for every day, starting up on April 26. Accessibility to each individual tour will be for two months to give ticket holders loads of time to love. The house owners will be part of ticketholders at a exclusive Zoom Q&A, Sunday, May 2, from 4–5:30 p.m.

  • Oskaloosa home, developed in 1948 by Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), which has been restored by its proprietors.
  • Indianola house, made by architect David Block, AIA.
  • Des Moines household, designed in 1952 by architect Amos Emery (1895-1973).
  • Des Moines household, constructed in 1954 and built by architect Jim Lynch (1923-2000).

The excursions will be led by the homeowners, who will share their expertise of residing in, restoring or renovating, caring for, and their foreseeable future programs for these impressive homes. 

Tickets are readily available for $48 at eventbrite.com. The ticket price tag includes tours of all four residences and the Q&A Zoom with the householders. Tickets are demanded for access.