My friend and kindred MCM historian, Heather, is working on an incredible driving tour in San Jose that is not to be missed! The tour -- "San Jose Modern: A Driving Tour of Mid-Century Highlights" -- is sponsored by Northern California Chapter of Docomomo. According to the tour flyer, this event features:
".... a self-driving tour of mid-century roadside highlights in San Jose. Tour stops will include the Century 21 Theater (1964), Community of Christ Church (1967), San Jose Water Co. building (c. 1960), San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts (1972), car dealerships, restaurants, antique stores and more.Here are some pix of places highlighted on the tour:
Date: Saturday, October 9th
Registration Desk Open 9 AM – 12 PM
Registration Location: Starbucks Coffee, 5180 Stevens Creek Boulevard (near the former Futurama Bowl Sign)
Tour Hours 9 AM – 6 PM
• Exclusive access to select interiors
• Discounts at San Carlos Antiques Row
• Antique car show
• Mid-century window displays
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about meeting times and places.
Tickets $25 ($20 for members)"
Heather recently sold many copies of her fabulous book, "Mid-Century By the Bay" here in Sacramento during the Sacramento Mid-Century Modern Home Tour. Excellent reading, I highly recommend it!
Hope to see you there! Help spread the word and support our friends who work so hard to document MCM treasures.