Building of the Day: Church of the Transfiguration

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Attendee   $10.00 USD

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Architect: Jonas Mulokas

This tour will visit the Roman Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, a unique structure in Queens’ Maspeth neighborhood, combining mid-century design and Lithuanian folk elements. Constructed in 1962 to designs by Lithuanian architect Jonas Mulokas, the church received an honorable mention from the Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards program. The interior was created by one of the most renowned 20th-century Lithuanian artists, Vytautas Kazimieras Jonyas, who designed interiors for more than 60 churches across the world. This tour is presented in collaboration with Queens Modern.

Led by: Frampton Tolbert, Founder, Queens Modern

Frampton Tolbert is an architectural historian focusing on the study and documentation of vernacular and regional modernism. He created the digital projects Mid-Century Mundane and Queens Modern to explore the rich history of modernism in Queens and beyond. He has received a NYSCA Individual Artist Grant and a James Marston Fitch Mid-Career Fellowship for his work.

This program is organized in conjunction with Archtober, New York City's month-long architecture and design festival.


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