July 25, 2014 Charles Goodman

Modernist Townhomes by Goodman, Smith

River Park

Charles Goodman and Chloethiel Woodard Smith both contributed to the design of two differnt modernist experiments in the DC area back in the 1960s. One was the massive urban renewal effort of Southwest DC and the other was Robert Simon’s idea of an urban village on fomer farmland in Reston. Here are listings for two townhomes: One by Goodman in Southwest and one by Smith in Reston. This townhouse by Goodman in River Park is listed for $449K and open this Sunday from 11 am to 1 pm. This towhouse in the Coleson Cluster, a collection of 47 brick, flat-roof units designed by Smith and Reston founder Simon, is listed for $529K.