Archive for the ‘Baltimore’

Post Highlights MCM Hoods; Cool Listing Near Baltimore

The Washington Post‘s new real estate blog did a nice post on some of the mid-century modern neighborhoods in the DC area. I love all the comments from people mentioning the many other neighborhoods that I try to regularly highlight that were not mentioned in the brief piece. While it is nice to see our […]

Two Mid-Century Moderns Near Baltimore

For those looking for mid-century modern homes near Baltimore, you need to check out these two new listings. While some of the interior updates to this 1969 Glen Arm mid-century might not be to the taste of many mcm fans, the flat-roof, cantilevered design should grab your attention. Did I mention it also has an atrium and […]

1963 ‘Asymmetric’ Mid-Century in Baltimore – $239K

I just came across this mid-century modern in Baltimore with a cool asymmetric roof line and nice wall of glass on the back leading out to the patio. I also loved the listing agent’s write up and needed to share it with you. “1963 pill box hats, mini skirts, Harvey Wallbangers – outside of the […]

Buy a Piece of Mies for $100K

Back in September, I wrote about Mies van der Rohe’s Highfield House in Baltimore, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. You can own a piece of Mies for $100K–see this listing for a 1 bed/1 bath condo.  Built in 1964, the 15-story reinforced-concrete and glass structure is perched on […]

Developer James Rouse’s Mid-Century Modern – $1.55 Million

If you were one of the country’s leading developers during the mid-century period, what type of house would you build for yourself? James W. Rouse, who developed the planned community of Columbia, Md., built this 1952 mid-century modern with some rustic touches on nearly three acres in Baltimore when he was in his late 30s. Looks […]

Mid-Century Modern Foreclosures in Baltimore

Hoping these mid-century modern homes and the people who owned them have a better year in 2011. These foreclosures in and near Baltimore could be opportunities for others in the new year.  Here’s a 1958 mid-century with an asymmetrical gabled roof listed for $299K, down from $319K. This house, also from 1958, sits on nearly three acres […]

Mies’ Mid-Century Modern Condos in Baltimore

I stopped at Modern Capital sponsor Home Anthology on Saturday on the way to the Baltimore Book Festival. I checked out Rob and Nini’s latest finds and got a great tip about a Mies Van der Rohe-designed condo building just north of Johns Hopkins Homewood campus. I had never read about the Highfield House so […]

1978 Deck House in Reisterstown on 2.37 Acres – $454K

This listing looks like a late 1970s prefab Deck House. Deck House, Inc. was founded in 1959 by William Berkes, a pioneer in post and beam building systems. The Deck House typically featured post and beam construction with exposed Douglas fir beams and tongue-and-groove vaulted ceilings. The entire rear of the house, located here on more […]

FSBO: James Rose Organic Modern on 9 Acres Near Owings Mills – $875K

Leading modern landscape architect James Rose designed this organic modern homage to Frank Lloyd Wright on nine acres near Owings Mills and Reisterstown, north of Baltimore. See images here.