Join the Mod Squad!
Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Modernist Architecture

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

  • Support groundbreaking research and documentation in the NCModernist and USModernist archives, together the largest open digital archives for Modernist houses in America

  • Underwrite important high school educational drafting initiatives such as Project BauHow; and awards programs such as the George Matsumoto Prize for excellence in Modernist residential design

  • Early access and special discounts of up to $100 on our wildly popular tours of exciting, significant Modernist buildings locally, nationally, and internationally (when we're not in a pandemic)

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

  • Access to innovative NCModernist event programming, including the Thirst4Architecture Gatherings, the Architecture Movie Series, and other special events (when we're not in a pandemic)

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

  • Special advance notice for often-sold-out Modernist tours and other events before the general public

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

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

  • Convenient payment option #1: $9.99 monthly (cancel anytime) via any credit or debit card, or a PayPal account. 

  • Convenient payment option #2: $120 for a year, via any credit or debit card.
  • Convenient payment option #3: Send a check for $120 to Modernist Archive, 5409 Pelham Road, Durham NC 27713.

5409 Pelham Road
Durham NC 27713 USA


By appointment

Warning: Highly Addictive!

USModernist® is the largest open digital archive of midcentury Modernist houses in the world. Nearly every Wright, Neutra, Schindler, Lautner, and more - built and unbuilt. Enjoy!

16 Awards, Including

2019 Architects Newspaper Best of Design Honorable Mention

2016 AIA Institute Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement


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