DOCOMOMO Minnesota to launch June 11, 2009

The Minnesota chapter of DOCOMOMO -- an international nonprofit devoted to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the modern movement -- will launch on June 11, 2009, 6-8 p.m., at Design Within Reach, 2939 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis. Christine Madrid French, director of the National Trust's Modernism + Recent Past initiative, is the guest speaker. For more information: 612-827-0990 or Nancy Miller (Center for World Heritage Studies) and Beth Bowman (Housing Studies Grad Certificate, 2008) both served on the DOCOMOMO Minnesota launch committee.