Events Mid-Century Modern

Workshop: Authenticity + Sustainability: Making the Most of Your MCM Masterpiece

Join Modern STL on Saturday, February 2nd for Authenticity + Sustainability: Making the Most of Your MCM Masterpiece, our first-ever homeowners’ workshop. Local design and preservation professionals will present on how to retrofit your mid-20th century home to 21st century sustainability standards, and how to utilize available preservation programs to benefit from tax credits and designate your home as historic. Whether you’re an architectural enthusiast or a homeowner looking to save on your energy bills, this is a great opportunity to gather with like-minded individuals to make the most of your mid-century modern masterpiece.

Date: Saturday, February 2nd

Time: 10am-2pm

Location: SPACE Architects, 4168 Manchester, Saint Louis, 63110

Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Lunch included. Pre-pay through PayPal or at the door. All major credit cards accepted.

Seating is limited, so RSVP to Nathan Wilber at by January 31st.


Part 1: 10am – Energy Efficient Retrofits That Respect Your Home’s Architectural Integrity (Richard Reilly, LEED AP, Residential Energy Programs Manager, EarthWays Center and Neil Chace, Architect, SPACE Architects and Vice President, Modern-STL)

11:30am – Lunch

Part 2: 12pm – Historic, and Officially Historic: Navigating Preservation Laws and Making Them Work For You (Michael Allen, Director, Preservation Research Office and President, Modern STL and Lindsey Derrington, Architectural Historian, Preservation Research Office and Secretary, Modern STL)

1:30pm – Closing Discussion

SPONSORED BY SPACE Architects and the Preservation Research Office