Join the Mod Squad!
Support and Preserve Residential Modernist Architecture

Mod Squad members provide financial support for Modernist Archive, Inc., an award-winning 501C3 nonprofit educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of residential Modernist architecture, with websites USModernist and NCModernist.

The Mod Squad is a thriving community of people dedicated to Modernist residential design. Mod Squad members are into art, food, travel, furniture, fashion, and fun. 

Mod Squad Membership connects you with like-minded people, building new and meaningful relationships!  Mod Squad members support:

  • Groundbreaking research and documentation in the NCModernist and USModernist archives, together the largest open digital archives for Modernist houses in the world.

  • Educational initiatives, such as Project BauHow; and awards programs, such as the George Matsumoto Prize for excellence in Modernist residential design

  • Tours of exciting, significant Modernist buildings locally, nationally, and internationally

  • USModernist Radio, where podcast host George Smart talks and laughs with guests about Modernist architecture, the most exciting and controversial buildings in the world

  • Innovative programming, including the Thirst4Architecture Gatherings, the Architecture Movie Series, and other special events

There are two levels of Mod Squad membership, all tax-deductible.

Terrazzo Membership:

 $125/person/year, $225/couple/year, for people who want to jump right into our community of Modernist fans!

  • An invitation to the annual ModStruck Gala, with discounts on purchasing guest tickets

  • Special discounts of up to $100 on our wildly popular local, national, and international Modernist tours

  • Special advance notice for Modernist tours and other events before the general public

  • Invitation to dynamic social gatherings, curated in venues focusing on architecture, art, culinary arts, and the Modernist lifestyle

  • Opportunity to volunteer for events, waiving or reducing event admission

Cantilever Membership:  $300/person/year, $450/couple/year - for people committed to sustaining the organization into the future!

  • Terrazzo benefits, plus...

  • A beautiful USModernist pin signifying your support

  • Two tickets to the annual ModStruck Gala with priority for purchasing additional tickets, and special recognition at the Gala

  • Opportunity to join the Advisory Council, influencing future programs and events

  • Discounts on corporate sponsorship for events, digital publications, programs, and additional initiatives

  • Special discounts of up to $100 on our wildly popular local, national, and international Modernist house tours


Special: through May 1, your spouse/partner gets in free.  All you have to do is email their name and email address after you join.

We accept nearly all credit and debit cards.  To make a non-membership donation, go here.