text and photos by Lynne Rostochil unless otherwise stated. Without question, my favorite part of the Oklahoma Modernism Weekend is the Mod Home Tour because all of the chaos of the weekend is over and we can just sit back and relax in our cozy bus seats while our friendly driver (we had Richard this […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Brochure from Lynne’s collection. Not too long ago, I found a really fascinating booklet called Low Cost Housing for Urban Renewal. It was put together by the OU School of Architecture research staff, which included these guys: From the names on this list, I’m guessing that this booklet was created in 1964 or 1965. […]
text and photos by Lynne Rostochil and the Zillow listing for the house (identified) If you’ve ever driven through the quiet oasis that is the Thompson’s Woodland neighborhood in NE OKC, you know what a special area of town this is, especially for those who love mid-century modern architecture. According to an Oklahoman article from […]
text and photos by Lynne Rostochil Tickets sold out very quickly for the Mod Squad’s first-ever Mod Home Tour during the Oklahoma Modernism Weekend, and we were very sad to have to turn away so many people who wanted to join in on the fun. If you missed this very fun tour, I took about […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Brochure from Zachary Matthews’ collection. Squadder Zach Matthews picked up an unusual piece of history at a local flea market and is graciously sharing it with the Mod Squad. According to him, this interesting brochure was printed by OU and distributed when the plans for Price Tower were on display at the University […]
by Lynne Rostochil There’s nothing more fun than looking through ’50s ephemera and this brochure distributed by local members of the Nation Wide Business Builders in 1953 is one of my favorites. Click a photo to enlarge each image and enjoy all of the eye candy you’ll find!