Forget Mad Men; Go See These Mod Women
The house designed by Poldi Hirsch in Havre de Grace. Photo courtesy of The American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter.
While men get most of the ink, there are women who left their mark on mid-century modern architecture and design as well. There are a slew of events in our area Read More >
September 30, 2015
RSVP Today: Watergate Tour & Reception – Oct. 24
The Watergate is marking its 50 anniversary. Photo by Thomas Jester.
Docomomo DC’s Annual Tour Day on Oct. 24, 2015, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Watergate complex and provide participants with rare access in the landmark space. The event, hosted by Docomomo DC–the local chapter of Read More >
September 25, 2015
Goodman’s Alcoa House in Portland for Sale – $950K
The Charles Goodman-designed Alcoa Care-free Home in Portland is on the market for $950K. The listing does not mention Goodman but does refer to the local builder, W.C. Bauman. While the exterior looks untouched, the inside has see updates.
Goodman designed the home based on feedback from the 1956 Women’s Read More >
September 23, 2015
Reston’s Visionary Robert Simon Dies
Two years ago, I was doing a home inspection in Charles Goodman’s Hickory Cluster in Reston, when I spotted a lone figure walking in the snow with ski poles. It was none other than Reston founder Robert E. Simon Jr. He was only 99 at the time. Yesterday, he passed Read More >
September 22, 2015
Fall Market: Open Houses, New Listings
With summer just about over, the fall real estate market is in full swing here in the Washington, D.C. area. After the typical slowdown in August, we are seeing more inventory come onto the market. I will be holding my custom mid-century modern by Francis Donald Lethbridge open from 1 Read More >
September 20, 2015
My New Listing: Custom Mid-Century on Private ½ Acre Lot – $469K
Here is my latest listing. I will be holding an open house this Sunday (Sept. 20) from 1 to 4 pm. Sited on a private and peaceful .55 acre lot, this custom 3 bedroom, 2 full bathroom vintage mid-century modern home is located just north of Read More >
September 10, 2015
Early, Untouched Bannockburn Coop Mid-Century – $815K
This listing is for one of the early modest mid-century homes built in Bannockburn Coop in Bethesda. The 1951 home is untouched, with its prominent stone fireplace in the center of the living room and wood walls, which create a rustic, California vibe. The main level has 4 bedrooms and Read More >
September 7, 2015