August 2, 2019

Some terrific mid-century modern homes included in the round-up this week from Michigan,Texas, Ohio and New York. Many of these homes are very affordable, and all offer some fantastic mid-century modern design. Pay special attention to the first home in Bloomfield Hills - this one is being marketed as a potential tear down, so it is in dire need of saving!

At-Risk! Architect Glen Paulsen's House in Bloomfield Hills, MI - 1,667 sqft. ($399,900)

Superb 1954 modern post and beam house at very real risk of being d...

July 26, 2019

There's plenty of mid-century modern architecture to fall in love with in this week's real estate round-up. The MCM chalet being sold as-is at a bargain price in Vermont is a real winner, and there's also International Style in Maine, classic California design, a flat roof home in Arizona and a stunning home by E. Fay Jones in Arkansas.

International Style in Lewiston, ME - 1,600 sqft. ($199,900)

Superb clean lines and cohesive style throughout this 1961 home. The mid-century modern house in Maine boasts great natural light,...

July 19, 2019

If you're looking for a mid-century modern home anywhere in the United States, there are lots of great options on the market right now. This week, we're featuring California beauties including a post and beam gem and a mod A-frame. Plus, great design in Kentucky, Maryland and Texas - and one home with a price of just $93,000!

Post and Beam in Sherman Oaks, CA - 2,206 sqft. ($1,850,000)

Love the crisp modern lines of this 1959 home with its beautifully expressed post and beam frame and plenty of glass. Great inside/outside co...

July 12, 2019

If you are looking for original, beautifully-designed mid-century modern homes, this post has some incredible choices. From a modernist post and beam home in foreclosure to an interesting home by a Taliesin-trained architect, there are plenty of homes in this week's real estate round-up that will make you want to move. Check them out and let up know which are your favorites!

Nolan Blass Home in Little Rock, AR - 2,701 sqft. ($650,000)

This all-original 1950 mid-century modern home is a top pick this week! It boasts some real...

July 5, 2019

An amazing collection of mid-century modern real estate to share this week. The unique concrete home in Massachusetts is worth a look, as is the unusual octagonal house in North Carolina. There's also a beautiful MCM river home in Michigan, classic modern design in California and great cantilevering in Indiana. Check them all out!

Concrete Enigma in Southbridge, MA - 2,810 sqft. ($324,900)

Finally, here's a home deserving of the title 'unique'! This curving, meandering and swooping 1964 concrete and glass beauty has so many...

June 28, 2019

This week's mid-century modern real estate picks are diverse, which just shows the wide range of styles that can fit under the umbrella term of "MCM". There's an impressive dome house in Wisconsin, classic post and beam design in Oregon, an inexpensive MCM home in Oklahoma, minimalism in Utah and an original courtyard home in Texas. Check them out!

Modern Dome House in Madison, WI - 1,451 sqft. ($449,900)

This unique modern dome house was built in 1952 and boasts a 14' ceiling in the main domed great room. Fantastic windows...

June 14, 2019

As we are moving swiftly into the warmest season, we are also gravitating toward amazing homes that also have access to some water. Each of the homes in this week's mid-century modern real estate roundup are either close to a lake, next to the ocean or boast a refreshing swimming pool. They may call for very deep pockets but they are oh so good! 

Winston Elting home in Coloma, MI - 2,000 sqft. ($2,449,000)

This is a drool-worthy 1956 modern home by Winston Elting of Chicago firm (Paul) Schweikher & Elting. Love the public/pr...

June 7, 2019

This week's real estate roundup includes great design all across the country. Plenty of architect-designed houses by the likes of Alden B. Dow and John Randal McDonald, among others. It's also a reminder about the value of good photography and staging when selling a mid-century modern home - sometimes the listings leave a lot to be desired! Check out these newly-listed properties in Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Alden B. Dow Home in Okemos, MI - 2,522 sqft. ($325,000)

This stunning home designed by Alden B. Dow w...

June 7, 2019

Back in March we put together a blog post on a unique house in Arizona by architect Paul Schweikher and his partner Winston Elting. Ever since, I had been longing to visit Schweikher's own home in Schaumburg, Illinois, a north west suburb of Chicago, which has been incredibly well-preserved by the second owners. Fortunately for us, it is now run by the City of Schaumburg as a house museum.

Architect's homes are always a microcosm of ideas at work - some tried and true, some undergoing the testing phase and so...

June 3, 2019

Two weeks ago, we stayed at the newly restored TWA Flight Center and newly constructed TWA Hotel at JFK Airport in NYC for a couple of days. For modern architecture lovers like us it was an absolute treat and if you have the chance, we definitely recommend visiting. Whether you have a night to spend in NYC or you're at JFK with a long layover, this is the place to be. Built in 1959 and expanded in 1962, the structure is possibly the best known testament to when air travel was promoted as an experience - before high-volume,...

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