Jan 22, 2015 | Modern Mobler

Modern Mobler Expands in Kensington

In late 2013, Modern Capital sponsor Doug Meyers of Modern Mobler opened up a small second outpost of his popular mid-century modern shop on Kensington’s Antique Row, bringing a much needed modern presence to the strip. At the time, he was sharing the space with other vendors while maintaining his original store on Georgia Avenue in the District. With […] Read More →

Goodman Barrel-Roof in River Park – $519K

This renovated Charles Goodman-designed barrel-roof town home is listed for $519K. Th 4 bed/2 bath co-op has one of the nicer remodeled kitchens I have seen in River Park in Southwest, which was built by Reynolds Metals[...]

Goodman Prefab in State College, PA – $172K

If anyone is looking for a house in State College, PA, here is a Charles Goodman-designed National Homes prefab listed for $172,500.In addition to designing homes for local D.C. developers who built signature “Good[...]

Event: Smithsonian to Explore Legacy of Wright

An all-day Smithsonian seminar will explore the life and legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright. The event will be held Saturday, January 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the S. Dillon Ripley Center. $90 for members; $130 for n[...]

Modern Snapshot: Noguchi’s ‘California Scenario’

With the thermometer on 10 degrees right now, I thought these pictures would be appropriate. Heading south from LA and just off the 405, you can find a small oasis amid the office buildings of Costa Mesa. Located on land[...]

Happy New Year from Modern Capital

I wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Thanks for reading and supporting the site during the past eight years. I hope 2015 will be filled with health, happiness and lots of mid-century modern goodness for all. Thi[...]

Event: A Portrait of Le Corbusier

As part of its Portraits in Design series, the National Building Museum on January 11 will explore the work and life of Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier (1887–1965).  The son of an engrave[...]

Contemporaries in New Mark Commons in Rockville

The modernist  totem pole marks the entrance to New Mark Commons, a mid-century modern oasis not far from the hustle and bustle of Rockville Pike. The wooded community, a Planned Urban Development of single-family hom[...]

Daniel Donnelly to Close Retail Shop; Sale

After close to 30 years as a leading dealer of modern furniture in the DC area, Daniel Donnelly has announced he is retiring from retail sales at the end of this year. The Daniel Donnelly showroom at 520 North Fayette S[...]