FSBO: 1956 Mid-Century Rambler in Lake Barcroft; $653K
This 1956 4 bedroom/3 bath rambler on .4 acres in Lake Barcroft looks largely untouched if someone is looking to create a retro space. The two-level, side-gabled roof home is a For Sale by Owner. Lake Barcroft has one of the areas largest concentration of mid-century and mid-century modern Read More >
August 31, 2010
1962 ‘Phoenix’ Flat-Roof Mid-Century Modern in Mantua Hills – $699K
I really love these flat-roof mid-century modern homes by Phoenix Builders in Mantua Hill in Fairfax, Virginia. With their flat-roofs, clerestory windows and cool “screen block,” the design epitomizes West Coast mid-century modern style. This home, listed for $699K, has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and three patios to take in the array of Read More >
August 29, 2010
Open House Picks: My Goodman, Carderock Springs and Custom Potomac MCM
Open staircase in my listing at 4007 Ingersol Dr. in Silver Spring.
I’ll be holding my listing in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday for those of you looking for a Charles Goodman in Montgomery County. Check out this copy from Read More >
August 26, 2010
The Disappearing Mid-Century Modern Safeways
One of the mid-century modern “Marina” style Safeway stores in the area will be disappearing. This one on Georgia Avenue and Reedie Drive in Wheaton, most likely from the 1960s, will be replaced with with a mixed-used development.
The Marina name comes from the the first Safeway of this design Read More >
August 25, 2010
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 Read More >
August 24, 2010
1956 Holmes Run Acres Mid-Century – $550K
I’m on the road in Vermont and hope to be heading to Phillip Johnson’s Glass House in a few days so stay tuned for a report. Here’s a new listing for a 4 bedroom/2 bath in Holmes Run Acres in Falls Church. In 1951, Eli and Gerald Luria began building modest Read More >
August 18, 2010
Price Drop: 1970 Goodman Mid-Century Modern in Hollin Hills – $765K
Architect Charles Goodman and developer Robert Davenport began the award-winning community of Hollin Hills south of Alexandria in the late 1940s; the last house was built in 1971. This 1970 5 bedroom/3 bathroom home tucked into the trees on Kimbro Street was one of the last to be Read More >
August 13, 2010
1953 Atomic Ranch on 1/2 Acre in Pine Spring – $459K
Pine Spring was designed by some of D.C.'s leading mid-century modern architects.
This three bedroom/two bath ranch in Pine Spring in Falls Church looks mostly untouched, with its side-gabled roof, wood-beamed ceilings, walls of glass, what look to be original kitchen cabinets and vintage lighting fixtures. Looks like the bathrooms have Read More >
August 12, 2010
1978 Deck House in Canaan Valley, WV – $349,800
I recently featured three Deck Houses for sale near in or near Annapolis. If you prefer the mountains to the water, take a look at this 1978 version in the Canaan Valley in West Virginia. The owners are currently looking for interested buyers. The three bedroom/two bath home is Read More >
August 10, 2010
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.
August 6, 2010
1951 3/1 Goodman Mid-Century Modern in Wheatoncrest – $329K
The end gable living living room wall of features floor-to-ceiling glass and fireplace.
Here’s another 1951 mid-century modern by Charles Goodman in Wheatoncrest, which includes 27 homes designed by Goodman for developers Paul Berman and Paul Hammond. The 3 bed/1 bath home has nice wood ceilings, new bamboo floors and updated kitchen Read More >
August 5, 2010