Finnish Embassy Highlights Saarinen’s Work in Washington
Dulles International Airport Terminal, Chantilly, Virginia, circa 1963. © Balthazar Korab Ltd.
To mark the 100th anniversary of Eero Saarinen’s birth year (Aug. 20, 2010), the Finnish Embassy is hosting a free exhibit at the embassy until Nov. 28. The exhibit, “Eero Saarinen: A Reputation for Innovation,” is free and open Read More >
October 31, 2010
The Goodman House: A Mid-Century Modern-Victorian Blend
If you did not go out to see Charles Goodman’s home in Alexandria last weekend, it is open again this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. (I’m also doing an open house at my Goodman listing in Rock Creek Woods in Maryland if the asking price of $1.249 million for Read More >
October 28, 2010
RCKNDY’s 20-Day 20% off Blu Dot Sale
RCKNDY on U Street today is kicking off its 20-day 20 percent off sale on all Blue Dot brand furniture and accessories, including new designs by the Minneapolis-based company. Here’s a look at some of the new offerings by the firm, which was started by three-design focused Read More >
October 20, 2010
Modernist Rental Getaways
Modernists going on vacation or looking for a once-in-a-lifetime getaway often have a hard time finding the right place to stay. Is Le Corbusier more your style than Conrad Hilton? If it is, check out the webiste, boutique homes, which promotes dozens of modern homes for rent by Read More >
October 15, 2010
Julius Shulman Day: 10-10-10
View from inside the Stahl House.
Julius Shulman was born 100 years ago today. The legendary photographer, who died last year on July 15 at the age of 98, played an instrumental role in capturing on film the essence and beauty of mid-century modern architecture for all to see and Read More >
October 10, 2010
Open House Picks for Sunday
I'm holding my Goodman listing in Rock Creek Woods open on Oct. 10 from 12-3 p.m.
The price on my Charles Goodman listing in Rock Creek Woods has dropped another $20,000 to $519K. I will be holding an open house this Sunday (Oct. 10) from 12 to 3 p.m. The 5 Read More >
October 7, 2010
DCPL Tour: The Modernist Enclave of Southwest; Oct. 9
The original 1962 Town Center Plaza by I.M. Pei is now the Waterfront Tower condos.
Amid the changing landscape of Southwest D.C., the D.C. Preservation League will be holding a walking tour this Saturday (Oct. 9) of the mid-century modern enclave to celebrate the annual DOCOMOMO Tour Day, which will Read More >
October 5, 2010
Goodman’s Mid-Century Modern Houston House to be Renovated
Charles Goodman's Houston House is getting a $10 million face-lift.
Charles Goodman is most well known for Hollin Hills and Hickory Cluster in Virgina, River Park in Southwest and other mid-century modern communities here in the D.C. area. Similar to his high-rise apartment block in River Park (see below), Goodman also Read More >
October 4, 2010