January 2017

  • Endangered: Silver Spring Library by Rhees Burket

    The mid-century modern Silver Spring Library  by noted local architect Rhees Evans Burket, AIA, is facing an uncertain future. The county has put out a request for proposals from developers to turn the site into senior housing and child day care facilities through either incorporating the existing building or knocking it Read More >

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    January 27, 2017

  • Mid-Century Montclair Manor in Wheaton

    Montclair Manor, a complex of 64 mid-century modern flat-roof townhouse condos in Wheaton, was designed by local architectural firm Bucher-Meyers & Associates and built in 1966. The cluster of two-level, three-bedroom townhomes are tucked just off Veirs Mills Road  around the corner from several Charles’s Goodman-designed mid-century modern neighborhood, Rock Creek Read More >

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    January 19, 2017

  • Neutra’s VDL House Named National Landmark

    Good news for all of you Richard Neutra nuts. The modern master’s studio and residence in Silver Lake in Los Angeles was just named a National Historic Landmark. “The Neutra Studio and Residences (VDL Research House) in Los Angeles, California, is associated with Richard Neutra, a nationally and internationally seminal figure Read More >

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    January 12, 2017