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January 31, 2019

Being stuck at home during this polar vortex has given us the chance to find some remarkable mid-century modern homes this week. They are full of character and quality design that's becoming harder and harder to find these days. Feast your eyes on the five homes and if it looks like your kind of home, make it happen! 

All-Original Wrightian Home in Orangeburg, SC - 3,798sqft. ($130,000)

This striking 1960 home on a half acre designed by architect Dean Bryant Vollendorf (who worked with John Randal McDonald) has it all....

January 29, 2019

As we head into what are set to be some of the coldest days in recent history (Brrrrrr!), we can't help but want to curl up somewhere warm, and what better place to do it than in front of an amazing mid-century modern fireplace. We've been lucky enough to live in two houses with great fireplaces so we always keep our eyes out for others. Here are 9 mid-century modern fireplaces to inspire you or just make you jealous!

1. Reid Residence by Lee Stuart Darrow, Mill Valley, CA.

Feast your eyes on this epic conversation pit cente...

January 25, 2019

This week we've found a real treasure trove of mid-century modern homes for sale. If you're looking for all-original time capsules, there are affordable homes listed in Georgia and in California. There's also some incredible organic architecture in Colorado, a fantastic California-ranch style home in Illinois and a gorgeous Deck House in Connecticut. 

All-Original 1961 Modern in Augusta, GA - 3,190 sqft. ($320,000)

Feast your eyes on the original details of this home in Augusta, Georgia. Starting with the bridge entry, you e...

January 23, 2019

Finding a stunning mid-century modern home in America isn't hard. Finding one that fits in your budget, however, can be a little more challenging. Every week, we post a list of our favorite MCM homes on the market, and sometimes we come across some seriously inexpensive houses. 

It made us wonder...what does it cost to buy a mid-century modern home in different cities across the United States? Check out our list of cities, their median home prices and whether or not it's possible to buy a mid-century modern home at that pri...

January 18, 2019

We're leading this week's post with a house by none other than Frank Lloyd Wright. This Usonian home is spectacular, and it is hard not to love. Elsewhere around the country, you'll find fixer-uppers, all-original homes and some split-level design. Check them out and let us know your favorites!

Frank Lloyd Wright's Boulter House in Cincinnati, OH - 2,459 sqft. ($695,000)

Live in the magic of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian architecture in this stunning mahogany, concrete and glass structure. As is to expected, the light is amaz...

January 11, 2019

If you're experiencing freezing temperatures like we are here in Michigan, you might find yourself unexplicably drawn to mid-century modern real estate in warm places. In this week's roundup we've got a fixer-upper in Florida and a beautiful post and beam home in California. Also, feast your eyes on the incredible living space in the New Jersey home - it's got the ultimate sunken living room.

Modern Fixer in Gainesville, FL - 1,861 sqft. ($177,700)

This is my favorite kind of listing: A strikingly unique design in a neglecte...

January 4, 2019

What do a Miesian-inspired glass box, a fixer-upper in Michigan and a California A-Frame Cabin all have in common? They all boast great design, distinctly mid-century features and they are all included in this week's real estate roundup. 

Miesian Glass Box in Olympia Fields, IL - 3,600 sqft. ($550,000)

Designed by a student of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, architect H.P. Davis 'Deever' Rockwell, this is a fantastic modern house. Built in 1964, this glass walled home is deceptively large as it makes use of a steeply sloping lot t...

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