Three Mid-Century Splits in Kemp Mill Estates
I came across three modest, mid-century split-levels in Kemp Mill Estates in Silver Spring. All three feature ample windows on the front of the house. The “front” door, surrounded by glass, is located on the side of the home, accessible via the car port. Each feature cool slanted roof lines.
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March 25, 2008
Wright Road Trip
The Post ran a piece the other day on three Frank Lloyd Wright homes in Pennsylvania a short drive from D.C., including Fallingwater. You can even stay overnight at the Duncan House or have your wedding at Kentuck Knob.
March 23, 2008
Chloethiel Smith’s Coleson Cluster in Reston
I added a new link to the MCM Neighborhoods list. Designed by Reston founder Robert E. Simon and modernist architect Chloethiel Woodard Smith in the mid-1960s, Coleson Cluster consists of 47 two-, three- and four-bedroom flat-roofed, brick rowhouses with floor-to-ceiling windows on each level. Here’s a vintage Read More >
March 23, 2008
Two 1960s Contemporaries in Rockville’s Manor Woods; Open 3/16
Compared to most homes I post on the blog, here are two more moderately priced contemporaries in Manor Woods in Rockville. Both are open March 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.
1965 4/3 – $511K – Typical unfortunate kitchen/bath updates in this one. Overall, it looks like it could be a Read More >
March 16, 2008
Register Today: Annual Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour
Would you rather see Charles Goodman’s designs up close and personal rather than on your computer screen? Beyond the occasional open house, now is your chance. Get your tickets to the annual Hollin House and Garden Tour, which will be held April 26 from 12 to 6 p.m. Tickets Read More >
March 11, 2008
Two Pine Spring Contemporaries
Here are two new listings in Pine Spring in Falls Chruch. The homes were designed by the local modernist all-star team team of Keyes, Smith, Satterlee and Lethbridge.
1952 4/2.5 – 629K – From the pictures, this looks one of the nicest homes I seen in the Falls Church neighborhood. Read More >
March 10, 2008