For the first time ever, come celebrate the opening night of Denver Modernism Week at a hidden, mid-century modern enclave in Southmoor, featuring history and live music!

About the Event

The event will begin with a talk from a resident giving background to the enclave and its history. Three homes will be opened for tour after the talk. The evening will conclude with mingling, live music by acclaimed jazz guitarist Peter Kavanaugh, food, and conversation in the shared backyard of this truly remarkable enclave.

Live Music

Los Angles-based jazz guitarist Peter Kavanaugh

Los Angeles-based Jazz guitarist Peter Kavanaugh will be providing live music during the evening.

Good to Know

  • This indoor/outdoor party will be held rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
  • Mid-century attire highly encouraged, but not required!
  • 2 drink tickets and heavy appetizers are included in ticket price.

About the Homes

These seven mid-mod ranch homes in Denver’s Southmoor were originally built for “empty nesters” wanting to live the life of luxury. Owners have their own slice of Palm Springs right here in Denver, Colorado. The builder, Seymour Fortner, owned a winter home in Rancho Mirage, CA, and wanted to bring the elegant “Rat-Pack” feeling back to Denver. These 7 (as originally built) identical homes were modeled after Seymour’s home in CA, and have all the hallmarks of the high-design modernist ideas: sunken living rooms, floor to ceiling windows facing the back yard, many sliding glass doors for indoor-outdoor living, large patios, wide hallways, large rooms, mini-courtyards, and elegant marble.

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