Carderock Springs

  • Carderock Springs’ Situated Modernsim

    Carderock Springs is a great example of mid century modern in Maryland. One of our area’s largest mid-century modern neighborhoods was highlighted in a recent Washington Post  “Where We Live” column. The article features Carderock Spring’s situated modernism. “Unlike a lot of suburban neighborhoods in Montgomery, Read More >

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    October 27, 2015

  • Carderock Springs Celebrates 50 Years

    Congratulations to the residents of Carderock Springs. The mid-century modern neighborhood of celebrated its 50th anniversary this past Saturday night. The event was dubbed, “50 Years of Modern Living. A community celebrates!” Edmund J. Bennett, 92,  the builder/developer of the Bethesda community, made a surprise visit from Arizona via video Read More >

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    September 12, 2012

  • Post Highlight’s Carderock Springs Renovation

    More mid-century modernism from the Washington Post. A nice piece here by Amanda Abrams about the renovation of one of the rare flat-roof atrium houses in Carderock Springs in Bethesda. “While almost all of Carderock’s houses have pitched roofs, developer [Edmund] Bennett took a chance in Read More >

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    February 10, 2012

  • New Bethesda/Chevy Chase Listings Open on Sunday

    Original Nelson lamp and brick screen at the 1961 MCMin Charred Oak Estates I am holding open Sunday.
    I’ll be holding my new listing, a 1961 vintage MCM in Charred Oak Estates in Bethesda, open from 1 to 4 p.m. If you are out Read More >

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    September 12, 2009

  • Open Houses Galore in Carderock Springs Today

    If you have been thinking about checking out Carderock Springs in Bethesda, now may be a good time to look. Here are eight houses for sale in the community; six of them are open today. Carderock, built by Edmund Bennett and designed by the MCM architecture team of Keyes, Read More >

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    May 31, 2009

  • Carderock Springs is Now Historic

    Carderock Springs, the mid-century modern community in Bethesda built in the 1960s by pioneering developer Edmund Bennett and designed by Arthur Keyes, Francis Donald Lethbridge and David Condon, was named to the National Register of Historic Places in December after a four-year effort by residents and county officials. Charles Goodman’s Read More >

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    January 14, 2009

  • Carderock’s Bid for the National Register of Historic Places

    The Gazette takes a look at Carderock Spring’s effort launched fours years ago to be placed on the National Register of Historic places. “In the 1960s, Bethesda’s Carderock Springs neighborhood was lauded with national attention in the architecture world because of its contemporary design and incorporation of homes into the Read More >

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    June 25, 2008

  • Endangered: 1967 ‘Clubview’ in Carderock Springs; Auction June 10

    This 1967 expanded Clubview model in Carderock Springs in Bethesda will be auctioned at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, at the property location. The home needs an estimated $150,000 to $200,000 worth of work, according to Realtor and community resident Mary Lou Shannon. She says neighbors are Read More >

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    June 7, 2008

  • The Post Remembers Francis D. Lethbridge

    Francis Donald Lethbridge, one of D.C. leading modernist architect during the 1950s and ’60s who helped design Cardeorck Springs, Holmes Run Acres, Pine Spring among other contemporary neighborhoods, died last week at the age of 87. The Washington Post ran a lenghty obituary today on the contributions to local Read More >

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    April 24, 2008