Arnold Gangnes, Architect, Tour of Homes
Saturday, October 6thDocomomo WEWA invites you to join us for DOCOMOMO US Tour Day 2012in West Seattle on Saturday, October 6th. You’ll visit three mid-century modern homes that demonstrate the creative work of one architect, Arnold Gangnes (1918 – 2003), who was known for his innovative designs for modern dwellings and later for large scale non-residential and institutional projects. Included on the tour is Gangnes’s own house built in 1948.
The event is a self-guided driving/walking tour. Two of the residences are next door to each other. The third home is reachable by car, bike or a nice long walk. The number 56 bus drops you off on Admiral Way.
WHEN: Saturday, October 6, 2012. Come anytime between 11 am and 2 pm.
Limited on-street parking is available. Please do not block any driveways. We recommend carpooling.
WHERE: Check-in at 5054 SW Grayson St where you’ll receive a tour handout and map. You’ll be asked to remove your shoes at each house.
EVENT FEE: $10 per person. Cash or check only.
Docomomo WEWA thanks the homeowners for graciously opening up their homes for Tour Day!