Architecture You Love A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture


Staff and Key Volunteers


Known as Mr. Modernism, George Smart is Chair and Executive Director of North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) and USModernist, America's largest open digital archives for Modernist residential architecture.  DWELL called George the "Lorax of Modernist houses."

George has led NCMH to 12 national, statewide, and local awards, advancing preservation and raising public appreciation of Modernist design. He hosts the podcast US Modernist Radio, and his informative and entertaining keynote, Mayberry Modernism, shares how North Carolina became the third largest concentration of Modernist houses in America.  Contact George at 919.740.8407 or


Rebekah Laney is NCMH's Development Director focusing on sponsor, donor, corporate, and foundation partnerships.  She also  heads up Project BauHow and is a producer for USModernist Radio. Contact Rebekah at or 865.414.5800.

Frank Harmon FAIA is NCMH's National Affairs Director focusing on building and growing relationships with national organizations. Contact Frank at or 919.247.9929.

Mailing address:  5409 Pelham Road, Durham NC 27713.

NCMH Board of Directors: Anne Stoddard, Sharon Glazener, George Smart, Eleanor Stell, and Caterri Woodrum.

Angela Roehl books exciting architecture tours then goes on them. You can tell how much she hates this.

USModernist Radio co-host, comedian Frank King, grew up in a Raleigh Modernist house.

Catherine Cramer locates  Modernist houses. 1000's of them. Resistance is futile.

Tara Barthelmess coordinates the NCMH movie series.  Which is  harder than it sounds.

Ormando Harris shoots architects around North Carolina. With his camera.

Virginia Faust updates the
For Sale section day after day after day after day.  For years.

Iva Kravitz (that's kray-vitz) leads national PR out of New York. She knows just about everybody!

Michael Locke researches houses around LA, and sells them too.

Daniel Perrin works on Instagram and the Masters Gallery.  He has 12 years experience, total.

USModernist announcer and engineer Tom Guild, legendary Raleigh radio DJ, grew up in a Durham Modernist house.