Archive for the ‘Bannockburn’

1961 Jack C. Cohen House in Bethesda: $1.199 Million

Architect Jack C. Cohen, FAIA, left his mark on the suburbs of Washington. He started the firm Cohen and Haft and designed the Crystal City Marriott and the Israeli Embassy. The firm was later known as CHK and now is known as Torti Gallas. The firm has designed more than 300,000 residential units in the Washington area. […]

Bannockburn Highlighted by WashPost

In its latest neighborhood profile, the Washington Post highlights Bannockburn in Bethesda. Started as a co-op in 1946, the neighborhood in the woods off MacArthur Boulevard was packed with mid-century modern houses. While the community still has many mid-century modern homes, as each year passes more are being lost.  “Like many other suburban neighborhoods, Bannockburn is […]

Bannockburn’s Disappearing Mid-Century Moderns

The Bannockburn neighborhood in Bethesda, which features large wooded lots close to the Potomac River, is known for its cluster of impressive custom mid-century modern homes. The question is: How long will this last? The Stokes House on Crail Drive, which was designed by architect Hal Esten, sold for $850K earlier this summer. The house, […]

1952 Endangered Mid-Century in Bannockburn – $925K

This sprawling 1952 mid-century modern in Bannockburn needs some major work. The 4 bedroom/3 bath ranch is being sold “as is” and being marketed for the .82 lot in prime Bethesda territory. It still has the original yellow metal cabinets in the kitchen. Not sure who did this one but architects Arthur Keyes and Francis […]

1959 Bethesda Mid-Century Next to Breuer-Designed House – $699K

Brigadoon Drive is a U-shaped street in Bethesda’s Bannockburn neighborhood is chok-full of mid-century modern goodness. This 1959 mid-century is on the market and just dropped from $749K t0 $699K. Feels like a home by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon. It just happens to be next door to the the 1958 Krieger House, the only house in […]