August 2012

  • Modern Mobler Labor Day Sale

    Modern Mobler will be having a Labor Day Sale this weekend. Everything on the showroom floor will be 10% off, with lamps an additional 10% off.  Stop by to find the perfect mid-century piece from the ever-changing inventory of vintage furnishings and accent pieces. Just to note, the Read More >

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    August 30, 2012

  • Modern Snapshot: Manufacturers Trust Building

    The space may now house a Joe Fresh, but it will always be the Manufacturers Trust building, the elegantly, minimalist International Style structure designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

    “When it opened in 1954, the public marveled at the steel vault boldly displayed on Read More >

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    August 27, 2012

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Influence in Alexandria?

    Many agents will describe a mid-century modern home as being in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright. Sometimes the comparison is appropriate but many times it does not fit. I think the agent could have used it to describe this custom 1950 house with pool in Alexandria. Look at the prominent stone wall Read More >

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    August 21, 2012

  • Modern Snapshot: The Colony of Wellfleet

    “A very special sense of place.” That is the appropriate tag line of the The Colony of Wellfleet, 10 Bauhaus-style cottages nestled among soaring pine trees just across the road from Wellfleet Bay. Designed and built in late 1940s by architects Nathaniel Saltonstall and Oliver P. Morton, the originally named Mayo Read More >

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    August 16, 2012

  • Modern Montage End of Summer Sale

    Modern Capital sponsor Modern Montage is running a month-long End of Summer Sale beginning  Thursday, Aug. 16 and running through Sept. 16. Get ready for fall and winter entertaining with 10% to 15% off selected items through the 1st and 2nd floors. Modern Montage is located in the Mt. Vernon Read More >

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    August 15, 2012