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Forum Tour: Richard Neutra's Hassrick House
4201 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144, Philadelphia
Friday 11 Nov 2022
2:25 PM - 3:25 PM
11 Nov 2022 2:25 PM - 3:25 PM
The Hassrick House, is one of only three houses designed by Richard Neutra within the Philadelphia city limits, and the only one accessible to the public. Completed in 1961, the design process was meticulously documented in correspondence between architect and client. Jefferson is now the steward of the Hassrick House which serves as the public face of the University’s Center for the Preservation of Modernism and a learning laboratory for preservation professionals and students.
Observe Neutra's design principals and methodologies in built form
Review the relationship of past owners with the house, including programmatic challenges
Examine original details, condition of materials, and construction methods,
Develop an understanding of key challenges to the preservation of mid-century modern houses
1 AIA LU
Asst. Prof. Andrew Hart, Assoc AIA
Dr. Suzanne Singletary, Director, Center for the Preservation of Modernism
*Tour Departs the Center for Architecture + Design at 2:00 p.m. on 11/11/22.