Endangered: Silver Spring Library by Rhees Burket

The mid-century modern Silver Spring Library  by noted local architect Rhees Evans Burket, AIA, is facing an uncertain future. The county has put out a request for proposals from developers to turn the site into senior housing and child day care facilities through either incorporating the existing building or knocking it down and starting from scratch. […]

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 […]

Fall Market: Open Houses, New Listings

With summer just about over, the fall real estate market is in full swing here in the Washington, D.C. area. After the typical slowdown in August, we are seeing more inventory come onto the market. I will be holding my custom mid-century modern by Francis Donald Lethbridge open from 1 to 4 pm today (Sunday, […]

My New Listing: Goodman Nestled into Parkland – $599K

[Under Contract.] Here’s my latest Charles Goodman-designed listing. It is located in Crest Park in the Hillandale area of Silver Spring on a nearly 1/2 acre lot at the end of a cul-de-sac backing to dramatic parkland. It is said that Goodman, who designed two dozen homes in the Crest Park subdivision, picked the choicest spots for […]

Under Contract: My New Listing: Goodman in Rock Creek Woods

Here’s my latest Goodman listing. It is priced at $599K. As I write this, it is the only Charles Goodman-designed mid-century modern home listed for sale in Montgomery County so come take a look. Here’s the full virtual tour and floor plan. And here is the address. This 1960 renovated “Brookview” model is located in a peaceful […]

Modern Snapshot: Silver Spring’s American National Bank Building

When you walk into the lobby of the former American National Bank Building in Silver Spring you think ‘Mad Men.’ The preserved mid-century lobby (terrazzo floors and marble walls) evokes Manhattan mid-century skyscrapers featured prominently on the show. I learned more about this building and others from Montgomery County historic preservation planners who have begun exploring, […]

1964 Goodman Mid-Century Modern in Crest Park – $495K

This weekend, I went to see this 1964 expanded Charles Goodman-designed home in the Crest Park subdivision of Hillandale in Silver Spring. Goodman designed around 25 homes in the area, which is just east off New Hampshire Avenue and a few miles north of the Beltway. The house was expanded in 1978 and features a […]

Mid-Century Modern Office Space: Silver Spring’s Technical Service Park

On the new season of “Mad Men,” Don Draper and the rest of the crew have new digs in the Wallace Harrison-designed Time-Life Building. Anyone looking for their own mid-century office space?  I came across Technical Service Park on Linden Lane in Silver Spring a few weeks ago by chance. I’m glad I did. When […]

My New Listing: 1959 Rock Creek Woods Goodman — $549K

I’m now listing this Charles Goodman mid-century modern in Rock Creek Woods that I have highlighted on the site. The owners, who have their own site with good information on the neighborhood and local amenities, have dropped the price from $570K to $549K. The two-level, 5 bedroom/3 bath home is located in the private and peaceful setting […]