A quick photo preview of a few of the stops on this Saturday’s “Mad About Mod” tour put together by Houston Mod, which will feature inside views of a few long-ignored modern homes (and a church) in Houston’s latest almost-historic district, Glenbrook Valley: Above and left, the Googie-inspired residence built for drive-thru restaurant barons Elmer and Myrtle Richardson, designed in 1955 by Pasadena architects Doughtie & Porterfield.
Next, this Palm Springs-y number is just down the street at 7834 Santa Elena:
The original doctor’s house at 8210 Colgate, designed in 1959 by Paul Wahlberg:
The tour begins at the Park Place Baptist Church at 4101 Broadway you’re always waving to on your way back from Hobby:
The tour was scheduled to coincide with an annual U.S. tour day organized by the mad modernists at DOCOMOMO.
- Mad about Mod Tour: Glenbrook Valley – Modern & Historic [Houston Mod]
- Mad About Mod Home Tour [Facebook]
- Save the Date: Tour Day 2010 [DoCoMoMo]
Photos: Houston Mod