Feb 18, 2017 | Palm Springs

Iconic Edris House for Sale – $4.2 Million

Just in time for Modernism Week 2017, the iconic Edris House by E. Stewart Williams has hit the market for the first time since 2001. A Class 1 Historic Site in Palm Springs and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the home is listed for $4.2 million. I took these shots of the […] Read More →

Carl Koch: The ‘Grandfather of Prefab,’ Techbuilt in Beltsville

Long before Dwell magazine made prefab cool, architect Carl Koch, who graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, was a leader of the prefab modern movement and has been dubbed the “Grandfather of Prefab” b[...]

1961 Mid-Century Split in Raymondale – $599K

This new listing on the market in Raymondale in Falls Church is a four-level split that backs up to Holmes Run Stream Valley Park. The 5 bed/3 bath home has nearly 3,000 total square feet, wood-beamed ceilings, carport [...]

1961 Vintage MCM in Bethesda – $924,700

Brigadoon Drive is a U-shaped street in the Wilson Knolls/Bannockburn area of Bethesda with a number of custom mid-century modern homes, including the 1958 Krieger House. It is the only house in Montgomery County by Ma[...]

Endangered: Silver Spring Library by Rhees Burket

The mid-century modern Silver Spring Library  by noted local architect Rhees Evans Burket, AIA, is facing an uncertain future. The county has put out a request for proposals from developers to turn the site into senior[...]

Mid-Century Montclair Manor in Wheaton

Montclair Manor, a complex of 64 mid-century modern flat-roof townhouse condos in Wheaton, was designed by local architectural firm Bucher-Meyers & Associates and built in 1966. The cluster of two-level, three-bedro[...]

Neutra’s VDL House Named National Landmark

Good news for all of you Richard Neutra nuts. The modern master’s studio and residence in Silver Lake in Los Angeles was just named a National Historic Landmark. “The Neutra Studio and Residences (VDL Research H[...]

1966 ‘Decca’ by Davenport in Hollin Hills – $735K

After architect Charles M. Goodman stopped designing homes for Hollin Hills in 1960, the neighborhood’s developer, Robert Davenport, riffed off Goodman’s designs for some of the homes as he finished building[...]

Happy Holidays from Modern Capital

As the sun prepares to set on 2016, I wanted to wish everyone a Merry  Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and a happy and healthy New Year. I am very thankful for everyone who reads the site and follows the work I am doing here [...]