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Last Chance to Save a Modernist Icon by G. Milton Small, Jr.

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The former Northwestern Mutual Insurance Building at 3515 Glenwood Avenue is living on borrowed time. The building I wrote about in 2008, G. Milton Small – My Favorite Architect, is scheduled for demolition unless a tenant steps forward to lease the space.

George Smart of North Carolina Modernist Houses is leading an effort to save this magnificent building, and will hold an open house at the site on May 7th, from 4:30-7:00 PM.

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This Saturday: Raleigh Historic Bike Ride

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This Saturday, November 2nd, the RHDC and Raleigh Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Commission are hosting a bike ride and tour of Raleigh’s historic buildings. It is in part to promote RHDC’s new mobile app.

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Opening August 2nd: Ian F.G. Dunn’s Exhibit, Dead Dads

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Ian F.G. Dunn is one of the most talented photographers out there today. This Friday is the opening of his show at Flanders Gallery, featuring portraits and stories of sons who have lost their fathers.

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