5 mid-century modern homes for sale under $500k

Keeping you up-to-date on Minnesota mid-century modern homes to buy. Here are five Twin Cities mid-century modern homes for sale under $500,000 as of 9/10/2017. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or want to find more, we can help! 200 Crestview Drive N, Maplewood – 4BR/4BA – 3,536 sq ft.

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5 mid-century modern homes for sale in the Twin Cities

Looking for mid-century modern homes to buy? They can be hard to find… there is no ‘mid-century modern’ button! Here are five mid-century modern homes that are currently for sale in the Twin Cities. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or find more, we can help! 209 Westwood Drive N,.

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Another stunning home transformation by Charles D Larson

"Flipped" homes have earned a bad reputation because of rehabbers who quickly update kitchens and bathrooms, slap on some fresh paint and very quickly put it back on the market. Quick and sloppy jobs are usually pretty evident the moment you walk in the door. Not so with Charles D Larson renovations. He is very.

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Mid-century modern pocket in Golden Valley

Docomomo (the International Committee for the DOcumentation and COnservation of buildings, sites, and neighborhoods of the MOdern MOvement) hosts a Tour Day every fall and last weekend it featured 6 homes scattered throughout the metro. Angela and I visited all of them. I was delighted to find one of them was located in the hills.

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A bit of Golden Valley history

Most of Golden Valley was developed as a first-ring Minneapolis suburb in the 1950s and 1960s, but its origins go back to the mid 1800s, even before Minnesota statehood, when it was pastoral farmland with prime areas around lakes… that part hasn't changed. The tax records list only 23 homes homes in Golden Valley built.

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Golden Valley’s hidden nature trail gem

I just listed a Golden Valley home near General Mills Research Nature Area and was reminded again of what a wonderful hidden gem this is. The seller noted these 30 acres as a great place to walk, run or bike… as well as walk your dogs. This nature reserve is privately owned by General Mills.

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Where to find Mid-Century Modern Homes in Minneapolis-St. Paul

You can find different architectural styles scattered throughout the metro area, but simply by definition you will find the most mid-century homes in first-ring suburbs that were developed primarily in 1950s. One of the richest sources for unique mid-century homes is in Golden Valley, with many in the Tyrol Hills neighborhood where most of the.

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Quaking Bog… 3700-year-old ‘best nature in the city’

One of the most unique natural sites in the Twin Cities is Quaking Bog, a 5-acre acid bog tucked into the wooded hills of Theodore Wirth Park on the western edge of Minneapolis. About 3700 years old, this rare and sensitive ecosystem is a true wilderness phenomenon… yet another example of the blend of nature and city in the Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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