Aug 01, 2014 | Home Anthology

Home Anthology’s 12th Anniversary Sale

Long-time Modern Capital sponsor Home Anthology will be celebrating its 12th Anniversary with an Anniversary/Summer Sale beginning this Saturday, August 2. You will be able to save 10 to 50 percent off select items throughout the store. Head out to Home Anthology’s 5,000 square-foot showroom in Cantonsville (Saturdays and Sundays 12-5 p.m.) for some good savings. Shop [...] Read More →

Update on Our Pine Spring Project

Here’s a quick update with images of the project in Pine Spring I am developing on with architect Michael Cook of Cook Architecture and developer Steve Wheeler of Solid Constructs. Work on the outside of the house [...]

Modernist Townhomes by Goodman, Smith

Charles Goodman and Chloethiel Woodard Smith both contributed to the design of two differnt modernist experiments in the DC area back in the 1960s. One was the massive urban renewal effort of Southwest DC and the other w[...]

Docomomo Meeting Thursday @ the Capitol Skyline

Come check out the Morris Lapidus-designed Capitol Skyline Hotel, have a drink, meet other modernists and discuss local preservation efforts at the next meeting of Docomomo DC. The meeting is this Thursday, July 24, fro[...]

MIT Thesis Becomes Reality in Falls Church

Quoting architecture critic Lewis Mumford, W. Wenner Smith II submitted his undergraduate thesis in 1953 to Pietro Belluschi, then dean of MIT’s school of architecture.  The thesis became reality the same year whe[...]

Modern Snapshot: The Primary Day School in Bethesda

Featured in Progressive Architecture in 1958, the Deigert & Yerkes designed Primary Day School in Bethesda opened in 1955. The stark white, sprawling hexagonal design with touches of–how appropriate–prima[...]

Custom Mid-Century Modern in Falls Church – $675K

Hope everyone had a good July 4th holiday. Here’s a listing that has recently come on the market for those looking in Falls Church. This custom mid-century modern home on nearly an acre was designed by Francis Palm[...]

Bethesda MCM Townhouse Overlooking Pool – $599K

It was so hot yesterday I almost jumped into the pool at the Whitehall condo complex on Battery Lane in Bethesda. The complex has 14 two-level mid-century modern townhomes that were built in 1963. The white-brick townhom[...]

Mid-Centuries in Potomac Overlook, Holmes Run Acres

We have seen a bit of a slow down in the number of listings coming on as we head toward the July 4th holiday but here are a couple for you. This renovated mid-century modern in Potomac Overlook just came on and they are [...]