February 2015

  • Charles Goodman’s ‘Twin Homes’ in Arlington

    When you think of neighborhoods designed by Charles Goodman’s in Virginia you think of Hollin Hills and Hickory Cluster townhomes in Reston. Goodman also designed the small 1951 South Arlington subdivision of High Point, which consists of 21 twin homes. (A twin home refers to two attached homes that share Read More >

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    February 26, 2015

  • From the Archives: A Tour of Palm Springs

    Would be nice to be in Palm Springs for Modernsim Week amid all this freezing weather and snow. I had to post this from my trip in 2011 to try to warm up–even for just a brief moment. A trip back next February is in store. Stay warm Read More >

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    February 21, 2015

  • Fall in Love? Holiday Weekend Open Houses

    If you are willing to brave the cold this Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend, maybe you will fall in love with one of these mid-century/contemporary homes. I am holding my new listing in Pine Spring open this Saturday (Feb 14.) from 1-4 pm. The 1952 3 bed/2 bath expanded mid-century ranch Read More >

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    February 13, 2015

  • Book Tells Story of Wright’s Pope-Leighy House

    The Pope-Leighey House is owned by the The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
    To mark the 75th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House,  architect Steven M. Reiss has published the book Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House, which tells the fascinating story of the Usonian house. The house, originally built for journalist Loren Read More >

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    February 9, 2015

  • Wright’s Cooke House in VA Beach Back on Market

    Wright’s Cooke House features a 70-foot curved great room. Photo courtesy of the owners.
    Frank Lloyd Wright’s mid-century modern Cooke House, a hemicycle structure built overlooking Crystal Lake, was recently relisted for $2.75 million. It was listed several years ago for $4.4 million and then dropped to $3.75 million. Read More >

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    February 1, 2015