Archive for the ‘International style’

1937 International-Style in Alexandria – $899K

Looking for something interesting and not a colonial in Alexandria? This 1937 International-Style home was designed by Samuel Lorin Powell, a government architect who designed the house for his own family. Powell, a  decorated Marine Corps veteran of World War I, worked for the Federal Work’s Agency and designed the home to inject “modern design […]

1950 International-Style in Martinsburg, W. VA. – $895K

If you are looking for a modern retreat not far from D.C., put this interesting International-style home in Martinsburg on your list. I found this house listed in the back of Preservation magazine. The listing says the 6 bedroom/6 bath, 6,500 square foot home was built for a local mill owner around 1950. It sits on 6.7 private […]

Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus

Tel Aviv—The rise of the new city of Tel Aviv and the Bauhaus school in Germany was an extraordinary confluence of events in the early years of the 20th century. Jews fleeing Europe seeking a new start and break from the past underpinned by a socialistic fervor. A school of architectural thought promoting new building […]

(Sold – $1.2 Million; 3/09) 1937 Flat-Roof Bauhaus in South Arlington – $1.2 Million; Open 2/8

I’m heading to Tel Aviv next week to roam around the “White City” to see the largest collection of Bauhaus architecture in world. Luckily, you don’t need to sit on a plane for 11 hours to see this 1937 International Style/Bauhaus-inspired flat-roof home in the Aurora Hills neighborhood in Arlington. The white stucco 4/3.5 home […]

1927 International-Style Home in the Palisades – $2.499 Million

This international-style home in the Palisades has 4,200 square feet spread over five-levels. Check out the listing’s virtual tour of the house–and nice mid-century modern furniture collection. If you have another $899K, a smaller residence (1,640 square feet) is also available.