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Federal Modernism

U.S. Tax Court Building, Washington, DC

Growth, Efficiency & Modernism: GSA Buildings of the 1950s, 60s and 70s: Originally published in the fall of 2003, the study was updated and reprinted in 2006. A PDF may be downloaded online. Copies of the book may be obtained by contacting the Center for Historic Buildings.

GEM Assessment Tool: Published as part of Growth, Efficiency & Modernism. A downloadable PDF is located in the historic preservation library.

Architecture of the Great Society Summarizes comments and issues from a forum held at Yale University assessing GSA's buildings constructed during the 1960s and 1970s. A downloadable PDF is in the historic preservation library.

Byron G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse Case Study: An example of a First Impressions Project in a 1960s modernist building.  A downloadable Word document is in the historic preservation library.

Modern Building Posters and Brochures: List of posters and brochures highlighting select GSA modern buildings.

The shortcut to this page is www.gsa.gov/federalmodernism.


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