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Rentals in Goodman’s Hollin Hills
Out of 450 mid-century modern homes in Hollin Hills, very few typically come up for rent in a given year. Here are three currently for rent if you are looking for a mid-century modern in the National Register of Historic Places-designated neighborhood south of Old Town Read More >
September 11, 2019
Hollin Hills Event: ‘Efficient Modernism’; March 4
Friends of Hollin Hills, a new 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Charles M. Goodman-designed Hollin Hills Historic District, is holding its first event this Sunday, March 4, from 4 to 6 pm. The panel of local architects and contractors will discuss questions related to “Efficient Modernism,” such Read More >
February 27, 2018
Curbed: Hollin Hills is a Mid-Century Neighborhood ‘to Know’
The national real estate site Curbed highlights Hollin Hills as one of seven mid-century modern neighborhoods modern architecture fans should know about. Writer Patrick Sisson’s piece looks at seven suburban modernist developments that rose during the booming post-war years.
“After years of sacrifice and shortage, and buoyed by the Read More >
October 8, 2017
1966 ‘Decca’ by Davenport in Hollin Hills – $735K
After architect Charles M. Goodman stopped designing homes for Hollin Hills in 1960, the neighborhood’s developer, Robert Davenport, riffed off Goodman’s designs for some of the homes as he finished building the neighborhood, which was completed in 1970. This two-level Decca model by Davenport has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms Read More >
January 9, 2017
Roberta Flack Lived in this Hollin Hills Goodman
One of only five custom homes in Hollin Hills designed by Charles Goodman, this newly listed property used to be the home of legendary singer Roberta Flack. (Check out this other Roberta Flack-related news.) The 4 bedroom/3 bath 2,500 square feet home has a stunning two-level living room overlooking Read More >
June 19, 2015
Hollin Hills Goodman with Vintage Custom Kitchen – $625K
You have to see the vintage custom kitchen in this Charles Goodman-designed home in Hollin Hills. Look at the teal paint to match the wall oven, the Formica counterop, solid birch cabinets and built-in desk and bar.The Nutone is still in the wall and check out the vintage lighting fixture Read More >
May 20, 2015
Vintage Model Home in Hollin Hills – $589,900
Take a look at this vintage former Hollin Hills model that just came on the market for $589,900. The 1950 home was Charles Goodman’s split-level design with the kitchen and multipurpose room on the lower level and open living room with a study on the top floor. Originally designed as Read More >
October 21, 2014
Preservation Magazine Recaps Hollin Hills Tour
If you were not able to make it out to the recent Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour, Preservation magazine managing editor Meghan Drueding has a brief recap. On a beautiful spring day, more than 900 visitors toured through the National Register-designated mid-century modern community built by Robert Davenport and architect Charles Goodman. Read More >
May 13, 2014
Hollin Hills Named to National Register; 2014 Tour April May 3
Completing a decade-long process, Hollin Hillswas named to the National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 30. The National Park Service announced the decision on Oct. 18.”Hollin Hills Historic District is a harmonious, well-designed Modern Movement neighborhood of innovative, moderately priced houses set within a natural landscape,” says the nominating submission, Read More >
October 25, 2013
Price Drop: Custom Casper Neer in Hollin Hills – $749K
I just reduced the price on my listing in Hollin Hills to $749,900. This 1958 custom mid-century modern home by architect Casper Neer provides a stunning one-level living modernist space perched in the trees high above Rebecca Drive, which features some of the most sought-after custom homes in the award-winning Read More >
July 24, 2013
Hollin Hills Gets Historic Nod
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has approved Hollin Hills as a Virginia landmark historic district. The award-winning Fairfax County neighborhood has been long been recognized as one of the groundbreaking modernist suburban communities to be developed post-World War II. The Department’s State Review Board also voted last month to unanimously Read More >
June 24, 2013
My New Listing: ‘Case Study’-Style MCM in Hollin Hills – $765K
Here’s my latest listing in Hollin Hills. This 1958 custom mid-century modern home by architect Casper Neer provides a stunning one-level living modernist space perched in the trees high above Rebecca Drive, which features some of the most sought-after custom homes in the award-winning neighborhood. 7411 Rebecca’s modernist design—which evokes Read More >
June 6, 2013
Under Contract: My New Listing: Vintage, Expanded Goodman in Hollin Hills
Here is my latest listing. If you are looking for a vintage Goodman mid-century modern to restore or to put your own modern spin on, this listing is for you. Here is the full virtual tour and floor plan. It is located here in Read More >
March 7, 2013
Architect Eason Cross’ House in Hollin Hills – $624K
Last week, I wrote about a house in Cleveland Park designed by local modernist architect Win Faulkner for his family. Today, I am highlighting architect Eason Cross Jr.’s own house in Hollin Hills. It was recently listed for $624,900.
Cross, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture, worked for Charles Goodman from Read More >
January 30, 2013
Price Drop & Open in Hollin Hills, New Listing in Rock Creek Woods
I hope everyone and their families made it through Sandy ok. With better weather here in DC this weekend, I will be holding my Goodman listing in Hollin Hills (see above) open from 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday. We recently reduced the price to $749K. Here is the Read More >
November 1, 2012
Open in Hollin Hills, Post Highlights Holmes Run Acres
I will be holding my listing in Hollin Hills open this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The owners of this 1953 Goodman took a dilapidated, near tear-down house and transformed it into a stunning modernistic retreat that could be featured in the pages of Dwell magazine. From the Neutra Read More >
October 19, 2012
Under Contract: Dwell-Worthy Renovation: My New Listing in Hollin Hills
This house is what Hollin Hills and the mid-century modern architecture of Charles Goodman are all about. Simple, elegant design with walls of glass to blur inside and out. The owners of this 1953 Goodman took a dilapidated, near tear-down house and transformed it into a stunning modernistic retreat that Read More >
October 4, 2012
Sold – My New Goodman Listing in Hollin Hills
This 1950 Goodman-designed mid-century modern home has been expanded and renovated with high-end modern appliances and finishings Read More >
September 20, 2012
1968 Davenport Design in Hollin Hills – $800K
One of the last homes Charles Goodman designed for Hollin Hills was the Unit House No. 8, a large, T-shaped mid-century modern house on two levels. The 1958 design featured a large brick floating fireplace that divided the open, cathedral-ceiling living room from the kitchen. This listing is for a Read More >
June 28, 2012
Roger Lewis Explores Hollin Hills, Goodman Price Drop
Roger K. Lewis, professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Maryland, explores Hollin Hills in his latest Washington Post column. He writes that the Charles Goodman-designed neighborhood has stayed consistent with the original vision of the neighborhood while allowing for change, namely the expansion or updating of Read More >
June 2, 2012
Corcoran to Host Panel on Hollin Hills
The Interior Design Department of The Corcoran Gallery of Art, College of Art + Design will host a program entitled, “A Community of Vision: Hollin Hills, Modern Then and Now” on Friday, April 27, the night before the 2012 Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour. (Note: Tickets for the tour are Read More >
April 15, 2012
1965 Goodman ‘Unit House No. 57’ in Hollin Hills – $592K
One of the most innovative of Charles Goodman’s designs in Hollin Hills was for the 1952 Unit House No. 5 model, a one-story, flat-roofed rectangular house with 3 bedroom and 1 bath. Goodman even designed a new framing system to accommodate the flat roof, according to Gregory Hunt’s chapter on Read More >
July 27, 2011
Sold: Modern Oasis in Hollin Hills – $907,500K
I am excited to be listing this one-of-a-kind expanded and updated Charles Goodman mid-century modern home in the award-winning community of Hollin Hills. The original 1953 Unit 5B home is at center with a central fireplace core and raised roof with clerestory windows over the bathroom. Read More >
May 26, 2011
New Goodman Listings in Hollin Hills, Mid-Century Project in Reston
Two homes by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills came on the market this past week. This 4 bed/2 bath ranch is listed for $592K and open Sunday (May 22) while this 4 bed/2 bath two-level home is priced at $635K. I also will be having an expanded and updated (with Read More >
May 22, 2011
Sold: My Listing: Rare Custom Goodman in Hollin Hills – $900K
(This house was listed for $899K and sold for $900K in just over a week.) Here’s my new listing that just hit the market. One of only five custom homes by leading D.C. modernist Charles Goodman in his award-winning community of Hollin Hills, this 3 bedroom/2 Read More >
April 5, 2011
Two New Goodman Listings in Hollin Hills
Two homes by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills are new to the market during the past week. This 1949 expanded and updated Goodman is listed for $749K. The 4 bedroom/3 bath home has Poggenpohl cabinets and cork flooring in the sleek kitchen and terrazzo floor in the master bath. The two-story Read More >
March 18, 2011
Three New Charles Goodmans Hit the Market
I’m highlighting three homes by Charles Goodman that hit the market this past week. One each in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. They each represent a different part of his career here in D.C.: townhomes (River Park and Hickory Cluster), single-family builder homes (Hollin Hills, Rock Creek Woods, Read More >
March 9, 2011
Vintage Mid-Century Modern in Forest Hills and Other New Listings
With spring approaching, more listings are coming on the market, including a number of mid-century modern homes. This untouched (the kitchen has starburst Formica) home in the Forest Hills neighborhood of D.C. is listed for $889K. The 3 bedroom/3 bath 1962 home with pool is being sold “as-is.” Read More >
March 5, 2011
Charles Goodman: Hollin Hills In His Own Words
I came across an interesting piece about Hollin Hills from 1983. Written by then-Washington Post architecture critic Benjamin Forgey, it looks at the groundbreaking community by builder Robert Davenport and architect Charles Goodman before mid-century modernism was cool again. As part of the piece marking the neighborhood’s 30th anniversary, Forgey Read More >
February 5, 2011
Old House Online Examines Hollin Hills’ Modernism
It has been quiet in Hollin Hills during the past few months. The last new listing came on the market 75 days ago. While Hollin Hills is hibernating for the winter, here’s a new piece from Old House Online about the neighborhood by Charles Goodman and Robert Davenport. Thanks Read More >
January 19, 2011
Price Drop: 1970 Goodman Mid-Century Modern in Hollin Hills – $765K
Architect Charles Goodman and developer Robert Davenport began the award-winning community of Hollin Hills south of Alexandria in the late 1940s; the last house was built in 1971. This 1970 5 bedroom/3 bathroom home tucked into the trees on Kimbro Street was one of the last to be Read More >
August 13, 2010
Three More New Listings in Hollin Hills
Listings are sprouting like spring flowers in Hollin Hills.
It’s that time of year. New listings are sprouting up in Hollin Hills like spring flowers. The mid-century modern community by Charles Goodman also is featured in the new issue of Modernism magazine in a piece by architect John Burns, FAIA, and landscape architect Dennis Read More >
March 14, 2010
Exploring Hollin Hills; Two New Listings
The snow is disappearing. Temperatures are warming. Gardens will be blooming. With spring approaching, it is a good time to tour Hollin Hills, the award-winning a modernist development by architect Charles Goodman and developer Robert Davenport. There is plenty of upcoming opportunity to explore the 450-home community south of Read More >
March 5, 2010
2010 Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour – May 1
February 2, 2010
New Listing: 1953 Goodman in Hollin Hills – $749K
Following up last night’s post about Hollin Hills with a new listing in the mid-century modern community south of Alexandria. This 4 bedroom/2 bathroom, tw0-level home by Charles Goodman has been on the market for five days. Love the second floor living room with that wall of Read More >
January 19, 2010
A Mid-Century ‘Revolution’ in Hollin Hills and Beyond
A flat-roof Goodman design in Hollin Hills.
Hollin Hills gets a little love in this blog post by the folks at Build, an architecture firm in Seattle. The post highlights “5 neighborhoods in the United States that share a common aesthetic, create an intentional Read More >
January 18, 2010
Short Sale: 1952 Butterfly-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $495K
This butterfly-roof by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills is now approved for a short sale. The 3 bedroom/2 bathroom updated house has been on-and-off the market the last several years and has served as a rental the past year. The listing has no Read More >
January 11, 2010
New D.C. Metro Mid-Century Modern Flickr Pool
Check out a new Flickr pool dedicated to mid-century modern architecture here in the D.C. area. Join and share your own shots of your favorite area MCM homes and buildings. I added a few shots, including this one above of Read More >
December 10, 2009
1965 Hollin Hills Goodman on a Hill – $625K
This 4/3 Goodman is perched high on a tree-lined hill in Hollin Hills. Located here.
October 3, 2009
1952 ‘Upside Down’ Hollin Hills Goodman – $624K
This new listing is for a 3/3 “upside down” Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. In this two-level plan, you enter on the living level and take the stairs down to an open living room and kitchen on the ground floor. Kitchen and bathrooms have been updated. Located here.
September 24, 2009
Price Drop: 1952 Butterfly-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $379K
This 3/2 Hollin Hills ranch with butterfly roof by Charles Goodman is back on the market after being withdrawn earlier this year at $509K. It’s now at $379K. This is one is a short sale.
September 17, 2009
Kuhn House: Original Goodman Plans, Images from Hollin Hills
When Craig Kuhn was preparing to put his parents Hollin Hills Goodman on the market, he came across a treasure trove of vintage images of the house, original plans by Goodman and the plans his father Howard, Read More >
September 7, 2009
Charles Goodman’s Hollinridge in Potomac; New Goodman Listing in Hollin Hills Open
The site plan for Hollinridge, located on Lloyd Road and Brevern Court, was designed by Charles Goodman for a team of developers that included Robert Davenport, who built Hollin Hills, according to architectural historian Elizabeth Jo Lampl’s history of Goodman’s homes in Montgomery County. Goodman designed a number of the Read More >
August 15, 2009
Two Open Houses in Alexandria Area Sunday, August 2
Two open houses to note if you are out looking in the Alexandria area on Sunday:
This 1949 expanded Goodman in Hollin Hills I first posted here is open from 1 to 4 p.m.
August 1, 2009
1965 Goodman in Hollin Hills – $625K
Here is a new listing for a 4/3 Goodman perched on a hill in Hollin Hills. See photos here.
July 16, 2009
1949 Expanded Hollin Hill Goodman – $775K; Open 8/2
This 4/3 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills has been expanded and updated with modern and mid-century touches, including the Poggenpohl cabinets and cork flooring in the sleek kitchen and terazzo floor in the master bath. The two-story house is located on more than a thrid of an acre with Read More >
June 26, 2009
1952 Expanded Hollin Hills Goodman – $614K
This new listing is for a 4/2 expanded Charles Goodman ranch located in Hollin Hills. When Hollin Hills opened in 1949, builder Robert Davenport charged 25 cents per person to view the model home with the proceeds going to the Hollin Hall School Playground Equipment Fund, according to Read More >
May 11, 2009
Price Drop: 1961 Hollin Hills Goodman – $649K; Open 6/28
This 5/3, two-level Hollin Hills MCM by Charles Goodman has dropped from $699K to $649K. It’s open Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. and located here.
Speaking of Hollin Hills, I just bought a copy of the Sept. 10, 1951, copy of Life magazine, which highlighted in a “Modern Read More >
April 17, 2009
1954 Updated Hollin Hills Goodman – $625K; Open 4/5
This is a brand new listing for an updated 3/2 Charles Goodman located in Hollin Hills. The one-level home on nearly half an acre is open this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.
April 1, 2009
Price Drop: 1954 Close-to-Original Goodman in Hollin Hills – $499K
If first posted this 3/1.5 Charles Goodman home in Hollin Hills back in October when it was at $549K. It’s now just under $500K. Except for the kitchen, which the agent says was updated a number of years ago, the house preserves Goodman’s original 1954 design. (When I first saw Read More >
March 23, 2009
Rental: Expanded 1952 Goodman in Hollin Hills – $2,500/month
Here’s a new listing for a 3/2 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills for rent. The owners plan on storing their fragile or hard-to-replace mid-century modern furniture, but are open to a partially furnished arrangement. I would pay more for them to leave the two(!) Eames Lounge Chairs.
November 23, 2008
FSBO: 1951 Rare Goodman Unit 3 in Hollin Hills – $592K – Open 10/11 and 10/12
This rare Hollin Hills Unit 3 by Charles Goodman (one level, 1,544 sq. ft., 3/2 with two-car carport) has been in the same family since it was built in 1951 and comes with the original blueprints and original steel kitchen cabinets. The house has also has a nice patio Read More >
October 9, 2008
1954 Untouched Goodman in Hollin Hills – $549K; Open 10/5
This brand new listing is for an untouched, 3/1.5 Hollin Hills home by Charles Goodman with the original kitchen, including yellow cabinets. The one-level, slab-on-grade Unit 2 house (Goodman’s most basic model) is close to 1,400 sq. ft. and sits on more than half an acre. The house is open Read More >
October 4, 2008
1968 Expanded Hollin Hills Goodman – $729K
This new listing if for an expanded two-level Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. The 4/2 home on .36 acres features a screened in porch to take in the natural surroundings.
September 28, 2008
1967 Renovated Flat-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $675K
This renovated flat-roof home by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills was just listed. The listing for this 3/2 home on .41 acres has only one exterior image. I’d like to see what what was done inside. Has anyone seen this one?
September 20, 2008
Hollin Hills, Holmes Run Acres Via Flickr
September 19, 2008
Price Drop: Untouched 1953 Goodman Unit 2 in Hollin Hills – $472K
This 1953 Unit 2 by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills has dropped another $25K, down to $472K from an original price of $529K. This 3/1.5 slab-on-grade house is one of two original remaining Unit 2 homes that have not have been expanded. This Hollin Hills model was an Read More >
August 20, 2008
1965 Flat-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $625K
This listing is for a 4/2 expanded flat-roof Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills on more than a third of an acre. Looks like tile rather than wood floors throughout the one-level house.
August 8, 2008
1965 Hillside Hollin Hills Goodman Open Today – $949K
August 3, 2008
For Sale: Original Metal Cabinets from Hollin Hills Goodman
Here’s a craigslist listing for original 1950s metal cabinets from a home in Hollin Hills. They were moved out of the kitchen in the 1960s when the kitchen was redone.
July 27, 2008
100K Price Drop: 1968 Hollin Hills Goodman – $725K
This 4/3 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills on half and acre was originally on the market in the fall for $825K; it’s now $725K. In addition, the listing says the house has $100K in renovations. From the few pictures, it looks like they spent some cash on the kitchen, in Read More >
July 1, 2008
1965 Hillside Hollin Hills Goodman – $949K
This 5/2 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills was built for the original owners here on .6 acres 100 feet up a hill from the road. It was a site the family used to picnic when they lived in another house in Hollin Hills. The current sellers purchased the Read More >
June 24, 2008
Updated: 1953 Original Unit 2 Goodman in Hollin Hills – $497K
Here’s an updated listing with more images of this 1953 Unit 2 by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. This one-level, 3/1.5 is one of two original remaining Unit 2 homes that have not been expanded. This Hollin Hills model was an upgrade to the original 1946 design for the Read More >
June 19, 2008
Short Sale: 1952 Butterfly-Roof Goodman in Hollin Hills – $529K
Here’s a listing for a short sale of a Unit 2 by Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. The Unit 2 is a 3/2 one-story slab-on-grade house. This once incorporates the cool butterfly roof. The house sits on nearly half an acre. The listing has only one exterior shot.
June 10, 2008
Care-Free in Hollin Hills
“Our goal is to endow the home with a personality … delightful to be in, pleasant to live in, worthy of pleasure and pride in possession.”
–Charles M. Goodman, A.I.A, Alcoa Care-free Home brochure
When I recently wrote about this Charles Goodman Alcoa Care-free house in Minnesota, a reader rightly Read More >
April 30, 2008
1949 ‘Unit 2’ Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills – $727K; Open 5/4
More Goodman for you. Here’s a listing for one of the earliest homes built in Hollin Hills, a Unit 2, which is a 3/2 one-story slab-on-grade house. Looks good for being almost 60 years old, but seems a bit pricy for the size. Open house 1 to 4 p.m. on Read More >
April 30, 2008
Hollin Hills: Hot, Hilly and History
Nearly 700 people hiked, biked or drove through Hollin Hills yesterday to view nine homes and gardens as part of the 2008 Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour. The day began with a lecture and Q & A session with Hollin Hills residents Dennis Carmichael, a landscape architect, and Read More >
April 27, 2008
Early 1950s Hollin Hills Goodman – $497K, Open 4/26
If you’re heading to the Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour today, you can check out this early 1950s one-level, 3/1.5 Charles Goodman that is open from 1 to 4 p.m. The listing’s images are almost exclusively exterior shots and says it is “waiting for inspired renovations,” so you Read More >
April 26, 2008
1961 Hollin Hills Goodman – 579K; Open 4/27
Here’s a listing for a 3/2 Goodman in located in Hollin Hills. Some of the paint colors and kitchen floor are a little too bold, but those are easy to fix. The house is open April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m.
April 17, 2008
1950 Hollin Hills Goodman – $619K; Open Every Sunday
Here is a listing for a FSBO Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. The owner is marketing the house as a “hip 50’s modern 1 1/2 levels house in historic Hollin Hills.” The 3/2 house (was a four bedroom; the mater bedroom was expanded) is 1,600 sq. ft. The house Read More >
April 8, 2008
1950 Hollin Hills Goodman – $499K; Open 3/16
If you’re thinking about buying a Goodman, now looks like a good time to be looking. There are plenty homes for sale throughout his communities in Virginia, D.C. and Maryland. This listing is for another one in Hollin Hills. This is the lowest priced home in Hollin Hills I have Read More >
March 14, 2008
Register Today: Annual Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour
Would you rather see Charles Goodman’s designs up close and personal rather than on your computer screen? Beyond the occasional open house, now is your chance. Get your tickets to the annual Hollin House and Garden Tour, which will be held April 26 from 12 to 6 p.m. Tickets Read More >
March 11, 2008
1953 Hollin Hills Goodman – $569K
Here’s another Goodman. This 3/1 is on Paul Spring Road in Hollin Hills. Click on the listing’s virtual tour button for images.
March 9, 2008
Price Drop: 1968 Hollin Hills Goodman – $779K
The price on this 4/2 Charles Goodman home in Hollin Hills has dropped again. I first posted it at $825K in the fall and then $799K in early December. The listing has no interior pictures. Here’s the location.
January 11, 2008
1954 Hollin Hills Goodman in Need of Work – $579K
This 4/2 Charles Goodman on Rebecca Drive in Hollin Hills needs some work to undo some changes, including a curved archway, those yellow kitchen cabinets and the interesting fireplace in the master bedroom.
January 5, 2008
1952 Untouched Goodman in Hollin Hills -$649K
This 1952 4/2 Charles Goodman on Marthas Road in Hollin Hills looks pretty much untouched.
December 29, 2007
Price Drops on Hollin Hills Goodman Homes; One Open House Today
1953 4/2 – $799k – This Goodman (top picture) has been expanded to fit in the with original design, according to the listing. The price has dropped from Read More >
December 2, 2007
Modern ‘Make Me Move’ Listings in Hollin Hills
Reader Erik sent along these three Hollin Hills “Make Me Move” listings from Zillow. The first two listings have images of the MCM homes by Charles Goodman.
1965 5/2 – $995K
1957 5/3 – $770K
1954 4/2 -$950K
November 18, 2007
Hollin Hills House and Garden Tour Scheduled for April 26
Mark your calendars. The Hollin Hills Talks blog is reporting that the next Hollin Hills House and Garden tour will be held Saturday, April 26, 2008, from noon to 6 p.m.
November 4, 2007
1955 Expanded Hollin Hills Goodman – $575K
The listing for this 4/1.5 Charles Goodman located in Hollin Hills say the expansion was done in accordance with the original design.
November 4, 2007
Hollin Hills Featured in Examiner
Today’s Examiner real estate section has a feature on Hollin Hills. Entitled “Not your father’s Virginia,” the piece does a good job describing the community by Charles Goodman and Robert Davenport. Author Katie Wilmeth curiously does not even mention the term mid-century modern and says the community is “so unique” Read More >
October 26, 2007
New Goodman listing in Hollin Hills – $629K
Here’s a new listing (with pictures) for a 1952 expanded 4/2 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. Looks like the kitchen could use some work. It does have a greenhouse and a separate workshop on the the nicely landscaped .4 acre lot.
October 25, 2007
Three New Goodman Listings in Hollin Hills
Here are three new listings of Charles Goodman-designed homes in Hollin Hills in Alexandria. I see at least six Hollin Hills Goodman homes currently on the market.
1953 4/2 – $799k – This Goodman (top picture) has been expanded to fit in the with original design, according to the Read More >
October 14, 2007
1950 Hollin Hills Goodman – 599K
Here’s a new listing for a 3/2 Charles Goodman on almost a half acre corner lot in Hollin Hills. The home has an updated kitchen and bamboo floors.
September 30, 2007
Goodman Rental in Hollin Hills – $2,400/month
If you’re not ready to buy in Hollin Hills but want to live there, here’s a rental for a 4/2 Charles Goodman.
September 22, 2007
1970 Hollin Hills Goodman – $750K
Here’s a large 4/3 Charles Goodman-designed home located in Hollin Hills. The kitchen was redone–not sure if it really fits with the MCM design of the house. The listing has no images of the bathrooms. Hope that’s not a bad sign.
September 22, 2007
Two Goodmans For Sale in Holllin Hills
Here are listings for two Charles Goodman-designed homes for sale in Hollin Hills in Alexandria. The first one is a 1963 3/2 one-level, flat-roof MCM on nearly half an acre listed for $599K. I like how the home’s green siding helps it fit right into its natural surroundings, a Read More >
August 24, 2007
3/2 Hollin Hills Goodman – $699K
Here is a Craigslist listing for an updated 3/2 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills in Alexandria.
August 4, 2007
Old House Journal: Modern for the Masses Article Highlights D.C.
A 2005 Old House Journal piece about post-war modern housing highlights D.C. as an area that has a number of such developments, including Hollin Hills and Holmes Run Acres. Here’s the excerpt:
“Near Alexandria, Virginia, just south of Washington, D.C., is another successful Soft Modern development, the woody suburb of Hollin Read More >
August 3, 2007
Interesting piece from the Washington Post real estate section about renovating homes in communities that have strict design guidelines. The story discusses two mid-century modern neighborhoods in the area: Hollin Hills and Carderock Springs.
Here’s a Post story from 2004 about renovations on area mid-century homes in Crestwood Read More >
June 16, 2007
2006 Ultra-Modern in Hollin Hills – $1.275 Million
This house in Hollin Hills by D.C. Architect Suzane Reatig is an updated take on Charles Goodman’s mid-century modern designs in the Alexandria modernist community. The cedar and glass house, which sits on .65 acres, has 4 bedrooms and three baths over one-level. The house looks like it Read More >
June 9, 2007
1963 Flat-Roofed MCM in Alexandria – $799K; Open 5/6
Check out this 1963 flat-roofed home located in Alexandria’s Mason Hill neighborhood, which sits just south of Charles Goodman’s Hollin Hills. The listing says this is the first time in 37 years that this 4/2.5 two-story is on the market. The 2,500 sq. ft. house sits on more than Read More >
May 6, 2007
Dwell on Hollin Hills: Community of Vision
This article on Hollin Hills appeared in the Oct./Nov. 2005 issue of dwell magazine. It’s worth a read if your missed at the time. The piece features the Wilson residence, a Charles Goodman-designed home built in 1970 and expanded by the owner-architects in 2004.
May 4, 2007
1949 Hollin Hills Goodman – $765K
This listing is for a 3/2 two-level Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills in Alexandria. Get your pruning shears ready. You’re going to need them to maintain the home’s extensive gardens. Here’s a map of the the home’s location.
April 29, 2007
1951 Goodman Ranch in Hollin Hills – $675K
Here’s a 3/2 expanded Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills on more than 1/3 of an acre.
April 14, 2007
Updated – Large Hollin Hills Goodman – $799K
Here’s an updated listing for a 3,800 sq. ft., 5 bedroom/4 bath Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills.
March 26, 2007
1958 Hollin Hills Goodman – $659K
This listing is a for a one-level Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. The 3 bedroom/2 bath home, which sits on close to a 1/3 of an acre, has a renovated kitchen that from the pictures looks like it fits well with the modern vibe of the home. Take a Read More >
March 24, 2007
1955 Hollin Hills Goodman – $675K
Here’s a new listing for a 3/2 Charles Goodman in Hollin Hills. The house, which sits on more than 1/3 of an acre, features a lower level and carport.
March 16, 2007
Wallpaper Magazine on Hollin Hills
The March issue of Wallpaper magazine has a piece on Hollin Hills by American design and architecture journalist Jennifer Kabat, who grew up in the Charles Goodman-desgined community in Alexandria. Check out the link for a preview of the article and photos by photographer Juliana Sohn. Thanks to reader Read More >
March 14, 2007
Hollin Hills Flickr Slideshow
Here’s a link to a Flickr slideshow of several Charles Goodman-designed homes. It is posted on the Hollin Hills Talks blog, which is run by the House in the Woods Club, a group of Hollin Hills residents “who are interested in maintaining the architecture, design, community and integrity Read More >
February 18, 2007
Hollin Hills Homeowners’ Blog
Here’s a blog written by some homeowners in Hollin Hills. It covers the latest goings on in the mid-century modern community.
December 30, 2006
Interview with Owners of Hollin Hills Goodman
Check out this MetroWeekly interview with architect Ray Goodrow and high-school teacher Paul Newhouse about their Hollin Hills Goodman. I’m not really sure why the headline describes the home as a “mid-century Georgian,” but the article includes great interior images of the home and the couple’s mid-century modern furniture Read More >
December 29, 2006