Silver Spring Maryland
Untouched Mid-Century in Capitol View Park – $549K
If you are looking for a smaller mid-century modern home, take a look at this vintage 1963 space in Capitol View Park in Silver Spring. The front-gabled house with asymmetrical roof line features a stone and wood front, cathedral ceiling, built-in interior planters and open staircase leading to the basement. Read More >
January 14, 2018
Three-Story Atrium MCM in Silver Spring – $885K
Check out the three-story center atrium in this vintage mid-century modern home in Silver Spring. This 1969 home has 5 bedroom and 3.5 bathrooms and a total of 3,300 square feet. The house also features an open staircase and tw0-story fireplace. It is listed for $885K. Not my listing so Read More >
October 26, 2016
Under Contract: MCM Ranch with Pool – $389K; Open 7/10
My new listing is a taste of California-style living right here in Silver Spring complete with the free-form pool. I will be holding an Open House this Sunday (July 10) from 12 pm to 1:30 pm. Listed at $389K.
This expanded mid-century modern ranch with pool is located in Read More >
July 7, 2016
Vintage LA Vibe in Silver Spring – $515K
If you wished you lived in a house tucked in the hills of Los Angeles with a late 1960s or early ’70s vibe, take a look at this custom 1965 home in Silver Spring. Looks like it could have been designed by an architect for his or her own family, Read More >
October 28, 2015
1966 MCM in Cloverly – $385K
Here’s an open house to see Saturday (Nov. 16) if you are looking for a mid-century modern in Montgomery County under $400K that looks like an Eichler flown in from California. The 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home has a slightly pitched front-gabled roof line with carport, vertical bands of windows on Read More >
November 15, 2013
[Under Contract] My New Listing: Mid-Century Rambler in Silver Spring
Here’s my latest mid-century listing. I will be holding it open Sunday from 1 to 4 pm. It is priced at $369K.
This 1962 mid-century raised rambler, located in McDonald Knolls in Silver Spring, was built by Style-Rite Builders and marketed as the “Glasgow” model. Designed by noted architects Cohen Read More >
February 16, 2012
1961 Mid-Century with Atrium in Woodside Park – $669K
Hope everyone is having a happy holiday season. Today, I’m highlighting Woodside Park. The neighborhood, near downtown Silver Spring, was was first developed in the 1920s, but has a number of architectural styles, including modern homes from the 1950s and ’60s in its park-like setting. This 5 bed/3.5 bath 1961 Read More >
December 25, 2011
1951 ‘Expandable House’ in Silver Spring – $449K
I love looking at mid-century modern home plan books and thinking about buying land and actually building one. Here’s a listing in Paint Branch Farms in Silver Spring that was built from plans sold in Parents Magazine. The 1951 rancher known as the “Expandable House” was designed by George Kosmak, Read More >
July 6, 2011
(Sold) My New Listing: 1964 Goodman MCM in Crest Park – $539K
(Sold for $539K.) Here’s my new Charles Goodman-designed listing in Crest Park in the Hillandale area of Silver Spring. There are two dozen Goodman homes in the Crest Park subdivision, which was started in 1960 by builders Bernard Lubscher and Irving Diamond.
Sited on a .44 acre Read More >
April 21, 2011
1951 Goodman Ranch in Hammond Wood – $370K
This new listing is for a 1951 Charles Goodman-designed home in the mid-century modern community of Hammond Wood in Silver Spring. This 2 bed/1 bath ranch is one of 58 homes in the Goodman-designed neighborhood, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. “The Hammond Wood Historic District Read More >
March 14, 2011
FSBO: 1959 Rock Creek Woods Goodman
The owners of this 5-bedroom, 3-bath Charles Goodman in Rock Creek Woods are looking for interested buyers to make an offer on the 1959 home, which is located at 4007 Ingersol Dr. The 76-home community in Silver Spring by Goodman and builders Herschel and Marvin Blumberg is on the National Register Read More >
March 29, 2010
1962 Crest Park Mid-Century – $515K
This 4/3 mid-century with extensive landscaping is located in Crest Park subdivision within Hillandale in Silver Spring. The neighborhood, which contains 25 Charles Goodman homes, is located off of New Hampshire Avenue across from the former White Oak Naval Weapons Center. This home may be by Patterson Read More >
February 9, 2010
Just Listed: 1960 Rock Creek Woods Goodman – $599K
This 5 bedroom/3 bath Goodman in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring was just listed after being on and off the market for the past couple years, including time as a rental. If you were away last week and missed the Washington Examiner story on the mid-century modern enclave by Read More >
January 4, 2010
1966 Raised Ranch in Silver Spring – $425K
Here’s a listing for an unassuming 4 bedroom/2 bath raised ranch with soaring wood-beamed ceilings and walls of glass in the living room. It sits on nearly a half acre here. You can view more images here.
December 10, 2009
Modern Snapshot: Fall in Charles Goodman’s Hammond Wood
A shot from a few days ago in Hammond Wood in Silver Spring.
November 18, 2009
Short Sale: 1966 MCM in Sligo Park Hills – $599K
Now I know I have been doing this site a long time. I’m starting to see houses I wrote about two to three years ago coming back on the market such as this 1966 Silver Spring mid-century modern attributed to architect Alan Meyers. It sold for $790K in June 2006 Read More >
September 26, 2009
Rock Creek Wood’s Marks 50th Anniversary
Congratulations to the current and former residents of Rock Creek Woods, the Charles Goodman-designed community off Connecticut Avenue in Silver Spring for marking the community’s 50th anniversary with a Labor Day weekend celebration. The residents kicked off the festivities on Saturday with a reception at Read More >
September 15, 2009
FSBO: 1951 Goodman in Hammond Wood; Open 8/30
This For Sale By Owner is a 2/1 Charles Goodman in Hammond Wood in Wheaton/Silver Spring. This ranch is one of 56 homes in the Goodman-designed neighborhood, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is open Aug. 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. and located Read More >
August 20, 2009
Googie in Silver Spring: Weller’s Dry Cleaning
Sligo at the Silver Spring, Singular blog has a nice post (with pictures) on Weller’s, the Googie dry cleaning building in Silver Spring.
August 12, 2009
1950 Hammond Hill Goodman – $292K; Open 6/14
Here’s a 1950 Charles Goodman located in Hammond Hill in Wheaton. The 3/2 one-level home is one of 20 Goodman homes in the neighborhood on Pendelton Drive on the northeast side of Veirs Mill Road. The house is open Sunday, June 14 from 2 to 5 p.m.
The house features Read More >
June 13, 2009
Price Drop: 1962 Side-Gabled Split Foyer in Wheaton – $479K
This funky early 1960s split-foyer has cathedral ceilings, a side-gabled roof with clerestory windows and plenty of glass on the front of the house, including around the front door. Another mid-century touch are the yellow panels under the windows. This 4/3 with basement located here in Wheaton has Read More >
June 9, 2009
1959 Rock Creek Woods Goodman Open Again on Sunday
The house in Rock Creek Woods that my logo is based on is open again this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. It’s listed at $599K
April 24, 2009
1959 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $599K; Open 4/26
For those searching for a MCM in Montgomery County, take a look at this 4/3 in Rock Creek Woods, the 76-home community by architect Charles Goodman and developers Herschel and Marvin Blumberg. The Silver Spring neighborhood was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
The yellow Read More >
April 1, 2009
Short-Term Rental: 1959 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $2,000/Month
If you are looking for a short-term rental while you search for a permanent modern home, check out this 5/3 Charles Goodman in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring. See more pictures here.
February 9, 2009
Price Drop: 1960 MCM in Meadowood in Silver Spring – $625K; Down Almost $200K
This one may be worth another look. I first posted this 3/2.5 MCM with plenty of vintage touches in Silver Spring in August 2007 when it was listed at $819K. The house, located here on .79 acres, has plenty of glass, wood cathedral ceilings and open kitchen/dining area. Read More >
January 27, 2009
Post Highlights Goodman’s Rock Creek Woods
The Washington Post highlights Charles Goodman’s Rock Creek Woods in its “Where We Live” column, with writer Andrea Rouda saying that “outstanding architecture doesn’t have to be wildly expensive. … Every resident lives in a work of art, but the average selling price is about $600,000.”
Goodman, whose architecture Read More >
December 6, 2008
(Sold – $275K; 3/31/09) 1951 Goodman Unit 2BR in Hammond Wood – $285K
This new listing is a for a 2/1, 936 square-foot Charles Goodman located in Hammond Wood in the Silver Spring/Wheaton area. The model, Goodman’s smallest, is known as the Unit 2BR and was built with vertical cypress wood siding and reclaimed brick, which is also used in Read More >
November 26, 2008
Price Drop: 1959 Rock Creek Woods Goodman Down $50K to $549K; Open 11/9
November 7, 2008
1959 Charles Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $599K
4012 Ingersol in Charles Goodman’s Rock Creek Woods is back on the market at a lower price and what looks to be an improved condition. I first posted this 3/3 back in January when it was listed for $622K. The two-level house is located here in the National Read More >
September 17, 2008
Modern Snapshot: Richland Place in Silver Spring
Architect Joseph Miller and builder Burt Tracy built 20 mid-century contemporaries on Richland Place in the Rosemary Hills neighborhood in Silver Spring. Miller, was a leading force at Catholic University’s school of architecture and a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, which presented him with Read More >
August 26, 2008
For Rent: 3/1 Hammond Wood Goodman – $2,050/Month
Looks like a very nicely remodeled Charles Goodman rental in Hammond Woods in Silver Spring. If you want the house furnished with Eames and other mid-century furniture, add $400 to the price per month.
July 27, 2008
1960 Mid-Century Split in Kemp Mill Estates – $430K
Here’s a listing for a modest mid-century split-level located in Kemp Mill Estates in Silver Spring. I like the varying roof lines and the carport entrance way on this 4/2.5 home. Looks like the kitchen and some of the bathrooms are original. One downside is the vinyl siding.
June 23, 2008
Price Drop: Two Goodmans in Rock Creek Woods
These two 1959 Charles Goodmans in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring have had their prices cut. The 76-home community, built by Herschel and Marvin Blumberg, entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
This 3/3 is down to $610K from $622K. Here’s the address.
This Read More >
May 21, 2008
1951 Goodman in Hammond Wood – $382K; Open 5/18
I’m going to check out this 3/1 Charles Goodman tomorrow (May 18). Looks like a good MCM starter home located in Hammond Wood, which has 56 Goodman-designed homes and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of the most distinctive features of this model, known Read More >
May 17, 2008
Three Mid-Century Splits in Kemp Mill Estates
I came across three modest, mid-century split-levels in Kemp Mill Estates in Silver Spring. All three feature ample windows on the front of the house. The “front” door, surrounded by glass, is located on the side of the home, accessible via the car port. Each feature cool slanted roof lines.
Two Read More >
March 25, 2008
1951 Goodman in Hammond Wood – $569K; Open 3/16
One more Charles Goodman listing for you. This 4/3 is located in Hammond Wood, the Silver Spring-area neighborhood listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It’s open today from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
March 16, 2008
1951 Goodman in Wheatoncrest – $385K
Here’s a 2/1 Charles Goodman located in Wheatoncrest, where 27 Goodman homes were built. The listing says it has been “tastefully restored,” but shows no interior pictures. Not a good sign.
March 8, 2008
1951 Goodman in Hammond Wood – $529K
This is the way to market a FSBO. The couple looking to sell this 1951 Charles Goodman in Hammond Wood have created an extensive web site to feature their 4/2 home in the Wheaton/Silver Spring-area neighborhood. Hammond Wood is in the National Register of Historic Places. I’ve seen this Read More >
March 7, 2008
1962 MCM in Silver Spring’s Crest Park – $624K
While Crest Park in Silver Spring might be known for the 25 Charles Goodman-designed homes from the the 1960s, the community located west of New Hampshire Avenue north of Hillandale is also home to modern designs by other architects and builders. I believe this listing, based on a description in Read More >
February 28, 2008
Price Drop: 3/2 Goodman in Hammond Hill – Was $550K; Now $440K
This 1950 Charles Goodman in Hammond Hill in the Wheaton/Silver Spring area has been on the market for more than a year. I first posted this in January 2007 when it was listed at $550K. It’s now listed at 440K. The 3/2 one-level home is one of 20 Read More >
February 26, 2008
1959 Rock Creek Woods Goodman – $622K
Here’s a new Charles Goodman listing in Rock Creek Woods, a community that was entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. The images in the listing are dark so it is hard to get a true sense of the house. Here’s the address.
January 19, 2008
1959 Large Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $679K
This home located in Rock Creek Woods looks like one of Charles Goodman’s larger designs. Check out the neighborhood’s relatively new web site for more info on the community and Goodman.
November 5, 2007
1960 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $635K
Here’s a new listing for a 5/3 Charles Goodman in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring. Not sure about that kitchen. Goodman might be spinning around in his grave. For some more info on Goodman and Rock Creek Woods, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, scroll down Read More >
October 12, 2007
1957 Custom Rambler in Silver Spring – $485K
This custom rambler located in the Cresthaven neighborhood of Silver Spring looks to have the original kitchen cabinets, cathedral ceiling in the living room and sits on ½ an acre. Here’s the listing for more information.
August 30, 2007
1960 Custom MCM in Silver Spring – $819K; Open 8/5
This custom 3/2.5 mid-century modern located in Meadowood in Silver Spring features redwood cathedral ceilings, two stone fireplaces and plenty of glass to see the large lot (.79 acres). Looks like this could be a cool space with less clutter and new flooring. Are there hardwoods under that red Read More >
August 4, 2007
Open House Report – 1960 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $649K
I went to see this 4/2.5 Charles Goodman home on this past Sunday. The 1960 Silver Spring home was originally priced at $699K; it has now been dropped to to $649K after being “renovated.” The home has a nice wall of windows looking out to the very private backyard Read More >
August 3, 2007
1955 Contemporary Raised Ranch in Silver Spring – $499K; Open July 1
Reader Chris sent this listing for this ranch-style home in Burnt Mills Estates in Silver Spring. The 3/2.5, 1,652 sq. ft. house features cathedral ceilings, a full wall of glass looking onto the backyard (pictured above) and a nice wraparound flagstone fireplace as part of the open floor Read More >
June 27, 2007
1962 Contemporary in Crest Park – $624K
This 4/3 contemporary is located in Crest Park in Silver Spring. The neighborhood, which contains 25 Charles Goodman homes and other contemporary-style homes, is located off of New Hampshire Avenue across from the former White Oak Naval Weapons Center. Unfortunately, the listing has only one exterior picture.
June 6, 2007
1960 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $699K
The listing for this 4/2.5 Charles Goodman in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring says the 1960 home has undergone a “spectacular renovation,” but does not provide any photos of the interior to prove the claim. If anyone has seen this house let us know. Rock Creek Woods is listed Read More >
June 2, 2007
1960 Goodman in Rock Creek Woods – $685K
Here’s a listing for a 5/3 Charles Goodman located in Rock Creek Woods in Silver Spring. Rock Creek Woods is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Looks like the carpet needs to be ripped up and I’m not sure about the renovated kitchen. Here are some Read More >
May 12, 2007
1958 Raised Rambler in Quaint Acres – $699K; Open 4/22
To celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, go check out this 5/3 mid-century rambler on more than an acre in Quaint Acres in Silver Spring. This is the neighborhood where Rachel Carson wrote “Silent Spring,” the book that helped spur environmental awareness in this country. The home sits at the Read More >
April 21, 2007
MCM Office Building in Silver Spring – $2.3 Million
If you’re looking for a MCM office building in the D.C. area, check out this listing for this two-story, 6,000 sq. ft. building on New Hampshire Avenue just a 1/2 mile north of the Beltway. The buidling is currently houses three separate offices. I’m not sure of the exact Read More >
March 20, 2007