Holmes Run Acres Virginia
WashPost’s ‘House of the Week’ Open 1-4 pm Today
Kathy Orton of the Washington Post highlighted my listing in Holmes Run Acres by Michael Cook, AIA, of award-winning Cook Architecture, as the Post’s “House of the Week.” I will be holding it open from 1-4 pm today. Listed for $779K. A Read More >
May 26, 2019
My New Listing: Cook Architecture Renovation in Holmes Run Acres
Michael Cook, AIA, of award-winning Cook Architecture has transformed the original 2 bed/1 bath home into a 4 bed/2 bath 1,700 square-foot California-inspired mid-century modern space, including Heath tile and vintage lighting. Listed for $779K. I will be holding an Open House on Sunday, May 26 Read More >
May 23, 2019
Mid-Centuries in Potomac Overlook, Holmes Run Acres
We have seen a bit of a slow down in the number of listings coming on as we head toward the July 4th holiday but here are a couple for you. This renovated mid-century modern in Potomac Overlook just came on and they are looking for offers by Friday. It Read More >
June 25, 2014
Hot Holmes Run Acres
Holmes Run Acres, the National Register of Historic Places-designated neighborhood of nearly 350 homes in Falls Church, has been bursting with activity this spring. Currently, there are four active listings and another three under contract. Just yesterday, my clients architect Michael Cook (who grew up in HRA) and Read More >
May 21, 2013
Two MCM Foreclosures in Holmes Run Acres
Here are two foreclosures in Holmes Run Acres in Falls Church.
1959 5/2.5 – $408K – Open today from 12 to 3 p.m.
1956 4/2 – 397K – This listing has no images.
November 23, 2008
Hollin Hills, Holmes Run Acres Via Flickr
September 19, 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 >
April 24, 2008
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
Washington Post on Holmes Run Acres
Here’s yesterday’s Washington Post story on Holmes Run Acres, which was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in March. The community of 355 homes was built between 1951 and 1958 by three builders based on designs by architects Donald Lethbridge and Nicholas Satterlee. Brothers Gerald and Read More >
July 29, 2007