March 17 – 19
Drinks & Dwellings: The Merits of Merritt
Join Gainesville Modern for the launch of the 5th Annual Gainesville Modern Weekend and the inaugural event in our Drinks & Dwellings series.
Enjoy an exclusive tour of a beautifully restored Harry Merritt-designed residence, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres while exploring Merritt’s work through drawings, photographs, and video.
Mid-century Modern Home Tour
Experience five area Mid-century Modern homes plus a bonus sixth home. Start at any of the 6 locations. Tours are self guided with docents on-site. Preview and learn more about the residences on this year’s tour here, including a map.
1512 NW 20th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605 (Florida Park)
1617 NW 12th Road, Gainesville, FL 32605 (Florida Park)
2858 NW 4th Lane, Gainesville, FL 32607 (Black Acres)
3840 NW 15th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605
6651 NW 20th Place, Gainesville, FL 32607
706 SW 21st Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 (Kirkwood)
Constructive Conversations: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
As a part of the 5th Annual Gainesville Modern Weekend, join us for a screening of If You Build It.
This compelling documentary follows two young architects who implement a design-build curriculum in a rural North Carolina high school, changing the students and the community in the process.
A panel discussion about local implications and possibilities will follow the film.
Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity, UF Historic Preservation Program, and Gainesville Modern. Gainesville Modern is a non-profit dedicated to preserving Gainesville’s modern architectural past and promoting its future through education, advocacy, and awareness.
A special thanks to our community sponsors that make Gainesville Modern Weekend possible!
Alachua Habitat for Humanity
Alta Systems, Inc.
Florida Legal Title
Gainesville Fine Arts Association (GFAA)
The Gainesville Sun
Haile Kitchen and Bath
Pillar to Post Home Inspection
Salter Feiber, P.A.
University of Florida
UF Historic Preservation Program