March 2015

  • My New Listing: Waterview Cluster Townhouse in Reston – $2,200/Month

    Several years ago I helped clients buy this Chloethial Woodard Smith-designed townhouse in Waterview Cluster in Reston. I have now listed it for rent at $2,200 per month. Located just a few steps from Lake Anne, the three-level 1,530 sq ft. townhome has 2 bedrooms and Read More >

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    March 31, 2015

  • FSBO in Pine Spring – $749K

    My latest listing in Pine Spring closed today but here is another one that just came on the market if you are looking in the mid-century modern neighborhood in Falls Church. The expanded 4 bed/3 bath home is nearly 2,900 square feet. The listing is a Read More >

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    March 27, 2015

  • Vintage 1962 MCM in N. Arlington – $950K

    This vintage 1962 vintage mid-century modern is tucked into nearly a half acre backing to Windy Run Park in the Woodmont neighborhood of North Arlington. The house, listed at $950K, is untouched from the vintage lighting, kitchen and bathrooms to the brickwork, planters and tile along the downstairs fireplace. Check Read More >

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    March 21, 2015

  • Three-Level Townhome by Keyes, Lethbridge and Condon – $710K

    As part of the urban renewal efforts in Southwest during the 1960s, the Redevelopment Land Agency selected a design for a mix of middle-class housing in the form of high-rise buildings and townhomes connected by a web of open spaces by the local modern architectural firm of Keyes, Lethbridge and Read More >

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    March 16, 2015

  • The Philosophy of Charles Goodman

    To mark the 10- year anniversary of Hollin Hills, residents published a small booklet celebrating their award-winning modernist community. In an interview column entitled  “We Talk to Goodman,” the architect expounded on his design philosophy and what it is like to be an architect.  It is interesting to read after Read More >

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    March 12, 2015

  • 1961 Untouched MCM in Charred Oak Estates – $780K

    For those searching for a mostly untouched mid-century modern home in Bethesda, look at this 1961 two-level home located in Charred Oak Estates off Seven Locks Road. Listed for $780K.
    The cluster of mid-century modern homes was developed by builder Ernest Cook of Cook Enterprises, whose designs won the “contemporary” category in the first Read More >

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    March 7, 2015

  • Modern Snapshot: The National Presbyterian Church

    The prominent campus of the National Presbyterian Church on Nebraska Avenue was designed by ecclesiastical architect Harold E. Wagoner, who once said: “The great thing about being an architect is you can walk into your dreams.” The cornerstone of the Brutalist/Neo-Gothic  complex was laid by congregant and former President Dwight D. Read More >

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    March 5, 2015

  • Our Next Renovation Project: Goodman on .6 Acres

    Last fall, as we were finishing our project in Pine Spring (which closed for $770K in January), architect Michael Cook and my wife and I found our next project. We spotted a listing of a small unassuming house buried in the woods inside the Beltway and just west Read More >

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    March 2, 2015