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February 2014

  • Take Action: Help Save the Wheaton Youth Center

     

    A Feb. 25 Montgomery County Council public hearing on the early 1960s Wheaton Youth Center may be the last time for supporters to make a pitch to save the building from demolition. Montgomery County would like to demolish the building and construct a new library/recreation center facility on an adjacent parcel. Read More >

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    February 19, 2014

  • Case Study House Apartments #1 For Sale

    Warm up and get some inspiration from this Alfred Beadle-designed 1962 triplex in Phoenix known as Case Study Apartments #1. As part of Arts & Architecture magazine’s Case Study House program, two designs for multi-family housing were included. Beadle’s  “Triad Apartments” design was the only one built and the only Case Read More >

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    February 16, 2014

  • Next Docomomo DC Chapter Meeting Feb. 20

    This year is an important one for our efforts to finally establish a DC chapter of  Docomomo US.  As the DC chapter formally gets off the ground, we will need your help to make it a success. Now is the perfect time to get involved and Read More >

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    February 12, 2014

  • Modern Snapshot: Renovated Goodman Prefab in Herndon

    I did not get to this post fast enough. This Cook Architecture-designed renovated Goodman prefab in Herndon has rented but I wanted to highlight the renovation and Goodman’s prefab homes.
    In addition to designing homes for local developers who built signature “Goodman” communities such as Hollin Hills, Read More >

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    February 10, 2014

  • Exhibit: The Landscape Legacy of Dan Kiley

    Dan Kiley at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.Photograph courtesy Aaron Kiley.
    Dan Kiley, one of the most influential modernist American landscape architects, worked with the giants of modernist architecture: Eero Saarinen, I.M. Pei, Louis Kahn and Gordon Bunshaft. Locally, he partnered with the likes of Read More >

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    February 5, 2014

  • Archer’s Final DUNBAR Sale

    Archer is saying goodbye to the DUNBAR furniture line, including the classic designs of Edward Wormley. That means big savings for you: 40 percent off floor models and 25 percent off  new orders. The sale runs through Feb. 12, after which Archer will no longer carry DUNBAR. Sale Read More >

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    February 1, 2014