Buying an architect designed mid-century modern… mission accomplished, after nearly a year of searching

In April 2023 I got an email from the couple in the photo above… After digging through many google pages I stumbled across the brief but insightful article on your...
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Dave Brubeck ‘tree house’ for sale

After visiting the ‘tree houses’ on Lexington in St. Paul over the weekend it got me thinking about the unique houses built into the hills around Berkeley, California… and led...
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A Modernist Weekend with Elizabeth Close and Frank Lloyd Wright… and more

It was an idyllic fall weekend, with fall colors on full display. The Minnesota Society of Architectural Historians fall tour featured two modernist homes on a dramatic hillside on Lexington...
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Willey House is open this Sunday, 10/22/23

It was 1977 when we first sought out The Willey House, driving down from NDSU in Fargo, ND where John was an architecture student. We were surprised by how ‘not...
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Marcel Breuer’s St John’s Abbey Church… perhaps the most important piece of modern religious architecture in the US

We first visited Saint John’s Abbey Church about 50 years ago, when my husband was an architecture student and we were living in Fargo, ND. The church was completed in...
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Docomomo Twin Cities Modern – fall home tour 16 September 2023

Docomomo Fall Home Tour Day is early this year… Saturday, September 16,2023 Tour: 11 am – 2 pm Reception: 3 pm – 4:30 pm Tickets are already on sale! This...
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MCM renovations – renovating an Eichler

If you are interested in mid-century-modern homes, you should know the name of Joseph Eichler. He was a real estate developer working in California in the 1950’s and 1960’s, and...
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Stunning 1951 home built into an LA hill gets a total renovation… and it’s for sale

This striking mid-century home caught my eye in dwell+. It’s fascinating seeing this stunning renovation from the ground up and I had to share. It is currently listed for sale…...
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