Archive for the ‘Deigert and Yerkes’

Save the Date: MoCo Modern Bus Tour – Oct. 8

This year’s Montgomery Modern bus tour explores the Montgomery County work of Deigert and Yerkes, a leading modernist architecture firm in the Washington, D.C., area, best known for the National Arboretum Administration Building in Washington.  Operating from 1947 to 1967, the partnership of Robert Campbell Deigert and David Norton Yerkes, created distinctive designs with variety […]

1955 Custom Deigert & Yerkes in Kensington – $879K

The open layout, abundance of glass and unusual angles give this custom mid-century modern home by Deigert & Yerkes a true atomic age feel. Located in the Rock Creek Hills neighborhood in Kensington, this 4 bedroom/3 bath home has a private, low-slung profile from the front  and open back with walls of windows to view […]

1967 ‘Forest’ Model in Wessynton – $550K

Wessynton is a mid-century modern community located near Mount Vernon just nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria. The neighborhood was designed by Deigert & Yerkes, one of the leading mid-century modern architectural teams in the D.C. area. The community was built by developer Miller & Smith, which also built Truro in Annandale and Drumaldry […]

Rental: 1966 Mid-Century Split in Manor Woods – $2,850/Month

If you are looking for a mid-century modern rental in Montgomery County, take a look at this 1966 split foyer designed by Deigert & Yerkes in Manor Woods in Rockville.  (Their firm designed the National Arboretum Administration Building.) The 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home  is listed for $2,850 a month, which includes landscaping and housecleaning. It […]

Cherry Blossoms and Modernism

If you want to enjoy the weather this weekend, see the cherry blossoms before they disappear and see some modern architecture for good measure, you may want to head to Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring (map). The community by architect Charles Goodman and builders Herschel and Marvin Blumberg has dozens of Yoshino cherry trees. When the […]

Just Listed: 1967 ‘Meadow’ Model in Wessynton – $610K

This new listing in the Wessynton community of Alexandria is a 5/3 Meadow model, a nearly 70-foot-long, 2,500+ square foot space with ample windows to view the natural surroundings and fireplace room divider between the dining room and living room. This four-level home, located nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, was designed by Deigert […]

1967 ‘Meadow’ Model in Wessynton – $630K

This home in the Wessynton community of Alexandria is a 4/3 Meadow model, a nearly 70-foot-long, 2,500+ sq. ft. space with ample windows to view the natural surroundings and cool fireplace as room divider in the living room. This four-level home, located nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, was designed by Deigert & Yerkes, […]

Rental: 1951 Deigert & Yerkes MCM in Tulip Hill in Bethesda – $3,800/Month

This 1951 MCM located in Bethesda’s Tulip Hill neighborhood looks to be by Robert Deigert and David Yerkes, considered one of Washington’s top teams of modern architects during the mid-century period. The 4/3.5 house on .74 acres has a master bedroom with cathedral ceiling, fireplace and clerestory windows. See photos here. The firm also designed […]

1968 ‘Meadow’ Model in Wessynton with Original Kitchen – $639K

For those of you not into the stainless steel and granite look, here’s a 5/3 Meadow model in Wessynton with much of the original kitchen. The house, which is 70 feet long, has four levels and plenty of glass. Wessynton, located nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, was designed by architects Deigert & Yerkes […]