Modern Claremont Along Route 66


Claremont, CA
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As part of our annual 2015 Home Tour Weekend, Claremont Heritage is pleased to announce that we will once again partner with Docomomo US to Celebrate National Tour Day. Saturday, October 10th from 1:30 – 3:00 pm, please join us for a Walking Tour of some of the more significant mid-century commercial and institutional buildings in Claremont. We will focus our tour on the famous Route 66 (Foothill Blvd) and visit a former Pomona First Federal Bank (now US Bank) designed by Millard Sheets, Claremont United Methodist Church designed by Richard Neutra, Claremont School of Theology designed by Edward Durell Stone, Pereria & Luckman, and Criley & McDowell as well as the campus of Harvey Mudd College designed by Edward Durell Stone.

The tour will conclude at the design studio of Hartman/Baldwin, a local design build firm who specializes in restorations. All tour goers will receive a map of other Modern sites in Claremont including residences and commercial/institutional buildings that can be viewed independently. Please consider joining us for a special Lunch Presentation + Book-signing prior to the Walking Tour. Featuring Neutra Scholar, Barbara Lamprecht, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at a special location on the campus of Harvey Mudd College. Her talk, based on her dissertation will feature examples of Neutra’s work in Claremont. Includes a luncheon buffet, Neutra books by Barbara Lamprecht will be available for sale and signing, as well as other books and ephemera that relate to Claremont Modern.