National Landmark Continues to Unveil Arizona Desert's Modernist Legacy


National Trust for Historic Preservation


Painted Desert, National Historic Landmark, Preservation
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This past Friday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation marks a milestone in the ongoing revitalization of the Painted Desert Community Complex at Petrified Forest National Park—the successful restoration of the Modern masterpiece’s original glass storefront. This achievement reveals the Complex’s original, forward-looking vision and builds on the increasing recognition of its bold design and innovative visitor center concept.

At an event on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 1pm PT, at the Painted Desert Community Complex, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Park Service will host a public reception to celebrate the restoration of the gleaming Oasis Building storefront and dedicate the National Historic Landmark plaque.

Read the full press release HERE.