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June 2007

  • Architectural Record: Aging Moderns Still Prove Controversial

    An interesting story in Architectural Record on the hurdles mid-century modern preservation efforts are facing. The magazine also reports that the the Recent Past Preservation Network, which is seeking to save from destruction Richard Neutra’s 1961 Cyclorama Building at the Gettysburg National Military Park, will meet with the D.C. district Read More >

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    June 30, 2007

  • Washington Post on Philip Johnson’s Glass House

    The Post‘s Philip Kennicott writes in today’s paper about Phillip Johnson’s Glass House, which opens to the public this weekend as I reported in an earlier post. “The Glass House seems a moralistic exercise — exposing, refining, revealing — a prescription for rigorous and reductive living,” Kennicott writes. Read More >

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    June 22, 2007

  • Renovation Rules

    Interesting piece from the Washington Post real estate section about renovating homes in communities that have strict design guidelines. The story discusses two mid-century modern neighborhoods in the area: Hollin Hills and Carderock Springs.
    Here’s a Post story from 2004 about renovations on area mid-century homes in Crestwood Read More >

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    June 16, 2007

  • Forest Hills: ‘Design Hub Tucked into the Park’


    Today’s Washington Post “Where We Live” column featured the Forest Hills neighborhood in D.C. Situated between Rock Creek Park and Connecticut Avenue, the neighborhood is home to a variety of mid-century modern homes, including the only Richard Neutra-designed home in D.C. (pictured above.) The home sits at Read More >

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    June 16, 2007

  • Northern Virginia Antiques and Modernism Show and Sale

    The Art Deco Society of Washington is hosting its 20th Northern Virginia Antiques and Modernism Show and Sale June 23-24 at the Thomas Jefferson Center at in Arlington. The show will combine more than 35 dealers of art deco and mid-century modern items with more than 100 general antique dealers. Read More >

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    June 14, 2007