Archive for the ‘Maryland’

More Moderns on the Water in Maryland

Following my post yesterday on a house by noted Seattle architect Wendell Lovett, here are two more modern homes on the water in Maryland. You can tell I am dreaming about summer and buying a place on the water. Both these homes–one is from the early ’70s and one is from the late ’80s–are more […]

Price Drop: 1975 Modern on 5 Acres in Clarksville – $1.25 Million

In reviewing some of the more interesting homes I have written about the past year, I found that this custom modern in Clarksville is still on the market and down from nearly $1.3 million. Designed and built by the current owners, the 1975 home is located on five acres and  was inspired by the designs of Frank […]

Price Drop: 1966 Custom MCM in Bethesda – $985K

The price on my listing for this custom Harold Esten-designed mid-century modern in Bethesda has been reduced $90,000 to $985K. The neo-classical pavilion is set back on a 1/4 acre mature-treed lot in desirable Mohican Hills. Lovingly cared for by the original owners, the home features a stone entry foyer leading to its two levels […]

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 […]

1962 Crest Park Mid-Century – $515K

This 4/3 mid-century with extensive landscaping is located in Crest Park subdivision within Hillandale in Silver Spring. The neighborhood, which contains 25 Charles Goodman homes, is located off of New Hampshire Avenue across from the former White Oak Naval Weapons Center. This home may be by Patterson & Worland, which designed a number of modern […]

1967 Manor Woods Mid-Century – $439K

This new listing is for a 5/3 late 1960s mid-century in Manor Woods in Rockville. The subdivision was the first of a string of “contemporary” communities developed byMiller & Smith in the 1960s and early ’70s. They also built Wessynton, Truro and Drumaldry.

1957 California Contemporary in Dunlop Hills in Chevy Chase – $964K

Here’s a listing for 5 bedroom/ 3 bath home with a California contemporary vibe. It is located in Dunlop Hills in Chevy Chase. The neighborhood, right off Beach Drive south of East-West Highway, is filled with mostly mid-century and mid-century modern homes, including two custom homes by Charles Goodman. One is on Rocton Road; the […]

The Architecture of Harold Esten, FAIA

When I recently sat down with architect Harold Esten, I asked him why he thought mid-century modern architecture was experiencing a renaissance. He said the architecture is “good basic design” that “wears well.” Esten, who designed the 1966 house in Mohican Hills (above) that I am listing and holding open from 2 to 4 pm […]

Price Drop: Custom Harold Esten MCM in Bethesda – $1.075 Million; Open 1/10

The house shortly after it was built in 1966. The Gazette this week has a nice feature on my listing of a custom Harold Esten-designed home located in Bethesda’s Mohican Hills neighborhood. Writer Carrie Madren captures the unique features of the mid-century modern home that reflects the influences of Breuer and Mondrian. The price has […]