Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Exhibit Reception: Austin's Deco and Moderne Legacy

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Join AIA Austin, the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art Texas, and Mid Tex Mod for this special event!

Don't miss this evening reception for the current exhibit, Deco and Moderne: Austin Architecture in the 1930s, on loan from the Austin History Center. Jim Parsons and David Bush, authors of several books including Hill Country Deco: Modernistic Architecture of Central Texas, will join us for this special event.

Thursday, September 6th
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Austin Center for Architecture, 801 W. 12th Street
RSVP to Lauren or call 452.4332

Jim Parsons is the director of special projects and walking tours chair for Preservation Houston. He also works as a freelance writer, editor, and photographer.

David Bush developed his lifelong interest in historic architecture while growing up in New Orleans. He has worked professionally in preservation since 1990, primarily at Galveston Historical Foundation and Preservation Houston.

David Bush and Jim Parsons have co-authored three books together, most recently Hill Country Deco: Modernistic Architecture of Central Texas, published by TCU Press in 2010. Their newest book, Fair Park Deco: Art and Architecture of the Texas Centennial Exposition, is due from TCU Press in October 2012.