AMOA/Arthouse and Mid Tex Mod present
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: An Urban History
Wed., March 21 7:30pm
At the Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue, Austin
"It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home." Read more about this important documentary.
An interactive discussion to follow with Dr. Fred McGhee and Dr. Elizabeth Mueller.
$10 general admission; $5 Mid Tex Mod members (present card at door);
free for AMOA-Arthouse members.
Tickets must be purchased at the door
Seating is limited; plan to arrive 30-40 minutes early
Part of the AMOA-Arthouse 2012 Spring Rooftop Architecture Film Series
(The rooftop opens at 5:30, for those who want to come early)
Presented with the Mid Tex Mod chapter of Docomomo US in collaboration with Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project, put on by Ballet Austin. Special thanks to the UT-Austin Student Preservation Association!