Mid-century modern

Stunning MCM house by Henry Hoover, pioneer of New England modernist architecture

from Mid-Century Home – Henry Hoover’s Germeshausen house in Weston, MA Modernism Week in Palm Springs wraps up this weekend, and although we aren’t there this year I keep getting...
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Design Trends to watch for in 2024… from paint colors to MCM ideas to what’s in and what’s out

It seems that I have been seeing lists everywhere about the colors of the year and what design trends are in and out for 2024. A common theme is more...
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Buying a Mid-Century Modern via FaceTime

When this buyer contacted me she said they weren’t planning to move until next spring/summer, but they really wanted to buy a Mid-Century Modern home and contacted me because she...
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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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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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Iconic Fickett and Eichler mid-century modern homes filled with natural light

When I think of the mid-century modern home style, the first thing I think of is light… and bringing the outside in, blurring the lines between exterior and interior spaces....
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