USModernist Team

USModernist® is part of Modernist Archive, Inc., a North Carolina 501C3 educational nonprofit archive committed to documenting, preserving, and promoting residential Modernist architecture. Our work raises awareness and connects people with their passion for preservation and their future dream homes, and preserves the legacy of exceptional works of design for future generations. We have won 12 local, state, and national awards for leadership in historic preservation, reviving interest in the Modernist legacy of great architecture.



George Smart

Founder/Executive Director. George's wife refers to this project as "an 12-year seizure."



Rebekah Laney

Development. She just left you a voicemail. Please call her back!


Frank Harmon FAIA

National Affairs. lets us know when our fenestration needs a parti hat.



Angela Roehl

Tours. Angela books exciting architecture tours then goes on them. She really hates this.



Virginia Faust

Monitors iconic houses across the US day after day, for years.



Cindy Stratton

Not her real name. Researches guests and pays bills from a secret underground bunker.


Daniel Perrin

Social Media. Daniel has 15 years experience, total.


Catherine Cramer

Research. She can find any Modernist house. Resistance is futile.


Iva Kravitz

strategy pr. it's pronounced kray-vitz. She knows everybody.


Michael Locke

Research. He shoots thousands of houses in LA. With his camera.

Carie Chesarino

Research. first day on the job, she solved a huge cold case.


Tom Guild

Engineer and Announcer. He met the Rolling Stones but not Frank Gehry.

Modernist Archive Inc. Board of Directors

Anne Stoddard, Sharon Glazener, George Smart, Eleanor Stell, and Caterri Woodrum.


USModernist provides donors, volunteers, and advocates the information and organization they require to passionately engage the documentation, preservation, and promotion of US residential Modernist architecture.


USModernist provides documentation for nearly every iconic Modernist house in America. We educate the public to preserve Modernism through our archives, giving millions of people access to the most exciting residential architecture, past and present.