Modern To-Dos for the Holiday Weekend

If you have modernist family and friends coming into town for the holiday weekend, there are number of new exhibits to explore, including at the recently reopened I.M. Pei-designed East Building galleries of the National Gallery of Art. On September 30, the East Building galleries, which house the museum’s modern collection and several temporary exhibition spaces, reopened […]

Goodman in Wheatoncrest – $374,500

This 3 bedroom/1 bathroom Goodman in Wheatoncrest was recently flipped and now listed for $374,500.  The one-level, 1,036 square-foot homes features a large wall of glass surrounding the brick fireplace in the open living room.There are 27 Charles Goodman-designed mid-century modern homes in the neighborhood just east of Georgia Avenue and just one mile from the Wheaton […]

Cathedral West MCM Condo – $699K

Cathedral West in the Observatory Circle neighborhood of Washington is an International style condo complex designed in 1965 by MacLane and Chewning. The mid-century modern complex is tucked into the trees of Glover Archibold Park. The units in the flat-roof building have walls of glass and balconies. Originally listed for $735K, this 2 bed/2.5 bath […]

Four-Level Tiber Island Townhouse – $774,900

This four-level mid-century modern townhouse in the award-winning Tiber Island in Southwest DC was just listed for $774,900. Looks like it is open 1-4 pm tomorrow. Designed by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon and built from 1963 to 1965, the the community of  four nine-story apartment towers and 85 single-family townhouses was designated as a historic landmark by the […]

Three-Story Atrium MCM in Silver Spring – $885K

Check out the three-story center atrium in this vintage mid-century modern home in Silver Spring. This 1969 home has 5 bedroom and 3.5 bathrooms and a total of 3,300 square feet. The house also features an open staircase and tw0-story fireplace. It is listed for $885K. Not my listing so let me know if anyone […]

1977 Deck House in Gaithersburg – $695K

Since starting the web site 10 years ago, I have not typically written a lot about homes in Gaithersburg since I have not spotted too many mid-century modern homes in the area. But take a look at this one listed for $695K. This 1977 Deck House is one of the larger models at 4,600 square […]

Foreclosure: Standard Properties Mid-Century in Kensington

This 1954 mid-century bi-level in Kensington by Standard Properties is a foreclosure and needs work if anyone is looking for a project. The house is located in Rock Creek Palisades, which was developed by Clarke, Raleigh and Cushing Daniels. It is listed at $327,300. “Standard Properties prided themselves on their modern planning, and they were, […]

Open Houses and New Homes on the Market

Here are a few open houses for this Sunday and some new homes that have just been listed for the fall market. I am holding my listing in Havre de Grace open from 1-3 on Sunday. It is a custom, vintage home designed by Poldi Hirsch, AIA, for her own family in 1969. This 1965 […]

Donuts at the ‘Donut': World Architecture Day at the Hirshhorn

  To celebrate World Architecture Day on Monday, Oct. 3, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is holding free architecture tours and giving away free donuts in the brutalist museum, which is shaped liked a donut. “Tours by experts, including the Atlantic‘s Kriston Capps and Architect‘s Deane Madsen, will reveal the genius of the Hirshhorn‘s […]