Gainesville Modern Weekend 2023 presented by Mike Hastings with Arista Realty

Gainesville Modern’s 2023 Drinks and Dwellings Party Sponsored by Johnathan Mills with The Mills Group

It’s back! The Gainesville Modern’s 2023 Weekend kicks-off with our popular Drinks and Dwellings Party. Join us at the personal residence of Jonathan Mills in this fantastic 1962 Mid-Century Modern home. Designed by University of Florida Construction Management Professor Jack Clark, this home is known locally as the “Butterfly House.” The evening will include a fun night of great food and cocktails. Live Music by Dan Stepp and the Wirebirds. Space is very limited, this event will sell out early. Want to make it VIP? Get the VIP Bus ticket here and we will include a ticket to the Drinks and Dwellings. 

Tickets to Drinks and Dwellings are available here.

Location: Jonathan Mill’s “The Butterfly House”
1004 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32605

Date: Friday, March 24th, 2023
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST

Sacred Spaces: A Tour of 7 Mid-Century Modern Places of Worship

Join Gainesville Modern for an exciting tour of Mid-Century Modern Architecture at 7 area places of worship. The first of its kind, this tour will highlight architects Bob Broward, Gordonn Dirk, Jim McGinley, Albert Wynn Howell, Harry Merritt, Jack Moore and Lester May. One day only, March 25th from 10 am to 4 pm. There are two options for visiting the architect-designed buildings: a self-guided tour or a VIP bus tour. The self guided tour allows you to determine which properties you will visit, in what order and set your own pace. Information will be provided about each architect and space on-site. The VIP bus tour will start at 9:30 am. Space is limited. This tour is designed to introduce you and a number of fellow enthusiasts to the architects and their beautiful designs. The VIP bus tour includes transportation, lunch and a ticket to the Drinks and Dwellings Party at a fantastic MCM private home, the evening of March 24th. Net proceeds of the tour will be split with Gainesville Modern and the 7 participating places of worship. Drinks and Dwellings Party tickets are also sold separately here.

Tickets for the Sacred Spaces Tour are available here.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

  1. 1971 Saint Madeleine’s Catholic Church designed by Architect Harry Merritt.
    17155 NW US Hwy 441, High Springs, Florida (closes at 3 pm)
  2. 1961 University Lutheran Church designed by Architect Albert Wynn Howell.
    Campus Center was designed by Architects Jack Moore and Les May in 1971.
    1826 West University Avenue, Gainesville, Florida
  3. 1970 Christian Science Society designed by Architect Bob Broward.
    3010 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida
  4. 1958 Grace Presbyterian Church designed by Architect Gordonn Dirk.
    3146 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  5. 1965 CampusView Church designed by Architect Jim McGinley.
    2720 SW 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida
  6. 1972 Westminster Presbyterian Church designed by Billy Brame. Architect Harry Merritt designed the original sanctuary in 1968 and now is used as a community room. 1521 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  7. 1966 First Lutheran Church “FLC” designed by Architect William Clay Grobe.
    1801 NW 5th Avenue

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