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Raising Mid-Century Modernism Awareness

a mid-century modern home, a classic one, lots of windows, elongated, lots of vegetation in its surroundings.

The Rio Grande Valley of the post-World War II era was still new and open for possibilities. The four-county region as it is known today was less than 50 years old in its collective identity. Two young architects – Alan Taniguchi and John York — came to the Valley in that era, the late 1940s to early 1950s. They would then leave their imprint on the region over the next…

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