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September 2018

Walking Wednesday Tour of Greensboro’s Modernist Downtown

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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As Greensboro grew to become the second largest city in North Carolina┬áby 1970, the city gained affluence through income from textiles, cigarettes, electronics, banking, and insurance. Wealth and prosperity led to corporate confidence which translated into progressive designs that drew from global conversations on architecture. For the decades between 1930 and 1980, Greensboro was recognized as a symbol of the New South, and the New South was illustrated by modern architecture. This is a bonus tour to mark the end…

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