Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour – April 30; Tix for Sale

This year’s edition of the Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour will be held April 30 from noon to 6:00 pm (rain or shine). The self-guided walking tour will showcase stunning examples of mid-century modern architecture. Advance tickets are now available for purchase for $25 through April 28. On April 29, tickets will be priced at $30. You can […] Read More →

My New Listing: Custom MCM on .43 Acre, Backs to Park – $459K

My latest listing is a 1962 vintage custom mid-century rambler sitting on nearly a half acre backing to the woods of Northwest Branch Stream Valley Park. The 4 bedroom/3 full bath home is 3,344 square feet and has a thre[...]

1962 ‘Clubview’ in Carderock Springs – $848K

Jump ahead to the summer. On lazy weekends, you can walk to the Carderock Springs swim club from this expanded 1962 Clubview model. Listed for $848K, the 3 bed/3 bath split is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac and has a lar[...]

Palm Trees, No Snow: LA’s Modernist Housing

With the blizzard now passed and the big dig to begin, I thought everyone could use some pictures from the land of palm trees and no snow: Los Angeles. During the holidays, I went to LA and explored the mid-century moder[...]

1955 MCM in Lake Barcroft – $1.165 Million

Although not in a warmer climate, I like this 1955 mid-century modern that sits above the water in Lake Barcroft.  Listed for $1.165 million, the 4 bedroom/3 bath features a butterfly roof and double-sided fireplace t[...]

Two Atrium Penthouses at Cathedral West

Cathedral West in the Observatory Circle neighborhood of Washington is an International style condo complex designed in 1965 by MacLane and Chewning. The mid-century modern complex is tucked into the trees of Glover Arch[...]

Gropius’ Hechinger House in DC for Sale – $3.75 Million

The home designed by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius’ The Architects Collaborative (TAC) for the Hechinger family is on the market for the first time for $3.75 million. The Hechinger House is one of two homes built [...]

Price Drop: Our Project in Virginia

I just reduced the price on our project in Virginia to $849K. The house is located here. This stunning custom design by Michael Cook, AIA, of the award-winning Cook Architecture, incorporates an original small 1951 Char[...]

Endangered in Tauxemont

Before developing the ground-breaking modern community of Hollin Hills beginning in the late 1940s, Robert Davenport built the nearby cooperative community of Tauxemont in the earlier part of the decade. The basic cinder[...]