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Canadian Centre for Architecture Exhibition Photos: "Surface du Quotidien : La Pelouse en Amérique/ The American Lawn: Surface of Everyday Life"

The American Lawn is the fifth and final exhibition in the series The American Century, which seeks to cast a fresh eye on critical aspects of modern America’s architectural culture – its promises and disappointments, its roots and offshoots, its unparalleled worldwide impact. Other exhibitions include Scenes of the World to Come: European Architecture and the American Challenge, 1893–1960 (1995); Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922–1932 (1996); Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James (1996); and The Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks (1997). Among the objects and documents displayed in the exhibition are Space Age lawnmowers, lawn ornaments, stereoscopic photographs of the “border crossings” between lawns, excerpts from the cinema of the lawn (such as Blue Velvet), vintage television footage of protests on the Washington Mall, sports shoes with high-tech cleats and patented grass. Photographs in the file include College Station, Texas; Grounds of Mrs. Harold W. Hacks, Short Hills, New Jersey and Weyerhauser Corporate Headquarters. The exhibition ran from June 16 - November 8, 1998 and was curated by Beatriz Colomina, Elizabeth Diller, Alessandra Ponte, Ricardo Scofidio, Georges Teyssot and Mark Wigley with Mark Wasiuta and Gwynne Keathly.

Stoller, Ezra

Coronation Day at the Home of Mr and Mrs Smith, June 22nd 1911 Toronto Canada

Glossy print with white border mounted on thick card of the same size, and black paper of a larger size. Depicts a group of people outside a house surrounded by flags. A picture of the royal family hangs behind them. Recto caption, bottom right of image area: "Coronation Day at the Home of Mr and Mrs Smith June 22nd 1911 Toronto Canada."

Posluns house

Single-family dwelling. Exterior views of brick and wood home in landscaped property; interior views of living room.

Jowett, Henry Roger

14 Thorcrest road, Toronto

Photograph of the yard and patio of a 1940s residential building renovated in the 1970s. A piece of paper taped on the back of the photograph gives the location, designer, owner and the award decision from the Canadian Housing Design Council in Ottawa: Winner of the Award for Residential Design. Extract from Jury report: "This is an alteration to a fairly standard house of the 1940's, enlarged and changed so that very little of the original remains. The result is a virilic and strong arrangement of forms and colours with well-flowing spaces beautifully realted to out-door patios and terraces."

Snapshot

Item is a photograph of a man and a woman sitting outside. Inscription reads, 'These are ones Pete took - all blurred etc. - after a hard night - she was obviously weak'

Kodak lawn bowling and professional figure skater

File contains two photographs. One features an image of a group of men lawn bowling with a sign in front that reads "38th Annual Kodak Rink Lawn Bowling Tournament for the Cornell Trophy". The other features an image of a male figure skater wearing a sweater with an image of Kodak Kolorkins on it, also seen in 2005.001.06.03.112.

Kodak Canada Inc.

[family on lawn]

Item is an albumen print mounted on a mat board with gold edges. Depicts an extended family sitting on the lawn in front of a house with white siding, porch and bay window. They include three children, one dog, three, men, four women. Verso top right in pencil: "J."