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November 2010

  • Modern Snapshot: Giving Thanks for Little Modern Details

    I look at a lot of houses online and in person. I write about many of them here. In this post, I want to highlight some of the smaller mid-century modern details I have come across during the past several years.  Scrolling through the 3,000+ pictures on my phone (all Read More >

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    November 24, 2010

  • Religious Innovation: Saarinen’s North Christian Church

    With the Eero Saarinen exhibit running until Nov. 28 at the Finnish Embassy (I hope to go this weekend), I figured it was a good time to finally finish my trilogy on Saarinen’s mid-century modern designs in Columbus, Indiana. All three, North Christian Church, the Miller House and Irwin Union Read More >

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    November 19, 2010

  • The Tome for Eames Addicts

    If you are an Eames addict and your loved ones are looking for gift ideas for the holidays (I hope my wife reads this), send them a link to this post as a not so subtle hint on a what they can get you. (You can also try to win Read More >

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    November 18, 2010

  • Charles Goodman on ‘Sexy’ Mid-Century Modern Architecture

    I recently picked up a copy of the new book Housing Washington: Two Centuries of Residential Development and Planning in the National Capital Area. The 400-page tome, edited by Richard Longstreth, director of the GW’s graduate program in historic preservation, includes chapters on such topics as Greenbelt, Md., Southwest D.C. Read More >

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    November 9, 2010