March 8, 2012 Deigert and Yerkes

1955 Custom Deigert & Yerkes in Kensington – $879K

Deigert and Yerkes house in Kenisngton
The open layout, abundance of glass and unusual angles give this custom mid-century modern home by Deigert & Yerkes a true atomic age feel. Located in the Rock Creek Hills neighborhood in Kensington, this 4 bedroom/3 bath home has a private, low-slung profile from the frontĀ  and open back with walls of windows to view the .38 acre lot. Robert C. Deigert and David Norton Yerkes, one of the leading modernist duos in Washington, designed homes in the contemporary communities of Wessynton and Truro in Virginia and Drumaldry and Manor Woods in Maryland. The team also designed the National Arboretum Administration Building. The house is open Sunday, March 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.