Archive for the ‘Hugh Newell Jacobsen’
Looking for a modernist oasis in Baltimore? Here’s a listing for a 1968 Hugh Newell Jacobsen-designed Bolton Square townhouse. The award-winning Bolton Square is a complex of 35 mid-century modern townhomes designed by the D.C. modernist architect and developed by Stanley Panitz. Jacobsen’s design for the townhomes is a streamlined take on the 19th century rowhouses of the [...]
If you are a fan of the architecture of Hugh Newell Jacobsen, FAIA, but have a more modest budget, take a look at this 1970 townhouse in Columbia I found listed for $400K. Part of the 54-unit lakefront community of Tidesfall in the village of Wild Lake, Jacobsen’s modernist design won several honors, including an [...]
I toured this cool late 1960s mid-century modern home by Hugh Newell Jacobsen in North Arlington. It is a foreclosure and recently listed for $1.05 million. It is a large, open square house with a two-story entrance way and a dramatic play on a Colonial “center hall” (as a preservationist expert friend put it) staircase [...]
Here’s an opportunity to rent one of only five Skyview models in the Truro neighborhood of Annandale. The home by Hugh Newell Jacobsen is often referred to as the “Pod” house, with Jacobsen’s signature mix of traditional-style roof lines and more modern features such as large expanses of glass. The owners of the 4 bedroom/3 bathroom home are looking [...]
This 5/3 late 1970 contemporary located in Reston evokes Hugh Newell Jacobsen’s Skyview model in Truro in Annandale. Jacobsen’s design, with its soaring wood cathedral ceiling in the living room, is commonly referred to as the “pod” house.
A 1954 photo by Robert Lautman of Charles Goodman’s renovated farmhouse in Alexandria. (Courtesy of the National Building Museum) Robert C. Lautman, the dean of Washington’s architectural photographers, died Oct. 20 of pancreatic cancer, the Washington Post reported. Lautman worked extensively with local modernist architects such as Charles Goodman and Hugh Newell Jacobsen. Earlier this [...]
This listing is for a Hugh Newell Jacobsen-designed Bolton Square townhouse in Baltimore. Bolton Square is a complex of 35 mid-century modern townhomes designed by the D.C. modernist architect and developed by Stanley Panitz. Jacobsen’s design for the townhomes is a streamlined take on the 19th century rowhouses in nearby Bolton Hill. Here’s a Washington [...]
The I.M. Pei Slayton House (with updates by Hugh Newell Jacobsen) has sold after being on the market since early 2008. The original listing price for the 1960 Cleveland Park property was $4.25 million. The sale closed at the end of June. See my earlier posts chronicling the distictive house with triple concrete vaults.
This 5/3 late 1960s contemporary located here in Reston looks very similar to the Hugh Newell Jacobsen Skyview model in Truro in Annandale. Jacobsen’s design, with its soaring wood cathedral ceiling in the living room, is commonly referred to as the “pod” house. This listing is open from 1 to 4 p.m. today.