A lovely set of turquoise stairs at 160 E Foothill Blvd in Arcadia

I’m not quite sure what the point of this blog is, but I know that it’s a place to document unfamous modern buildings while they still exist. Thanks for reading.


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Other Modern is written by me, Rob Stenson. I graduated from Columbia in 2010 with a degree in architectural history, then I became a software engineer for a decade, and then in 2020 I started thinking a lot about buildings again, and then more and more until, in 2023, I started this blog.

All illustrations and photographs are also by me unless otherwise noted.

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