Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
New Turning Mill Listing!

New Turning Mill Listing!

Weston Contemporary!

Weston Contemporary!

Sold: Moon Hill 2016!

Sold: Moon Hill 2016!

Lincoln Luxury!

Lincoln Luxury!

Sold: Five Fields TAC-Designed Home!

Sold: Five Fields TAC-Designed Home!

Pending sale. 32 Barberry Road, offered at $1,275,000. Showings begin March 11. Open houses Saturday and Sunday 1:00-3:00. Contact us with any questions or to request a private showing. Please see full post with data below or click here.  Interior photos by Lara Kimmerer. Exterior...
Sold: New Lexington Techbuilt on Almost Two Acres! (Under Agreement)

Sold: New Lexington Techbuilt on Almost Two Acres! (Under Agreement)

Photos by Lara Kimmerer. Click any to enlarge and watch as slide show. See full post here (below)   More here.
Fantastic Lexington Techbuilt!

Fantastic Lexington Techbuilt!

Sold! Squash, Anyone? Hoops?

Sold! Squash, Anyone? Hoops?

Sold! Fab Concord Deck House

Sold! Fab Concord Deck House

Sold! Peacock Farm

Sold! Peacock Farm

Sold! Modern in Sudbury

Sold! Modern in Sudbury

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Sold! Expanded Peacock Farm House

Sold! Expanded Peacock Farm House

  Click to see full post, below.
Sold! Don Davis-Designed Mid-Century Marvel

Sold! Don Davis-Designed Mid-Century Marvel

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Sold! Sudbury Modern Listing

Sold! Sudbury Modern Listing

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Sold: Lexington Contemporary!

Sold: Lexington Contemporary!

Remembering Design Research

Remembering Design Research

Read more about the event here.
Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Sold: Boston South End Modern "SKY" Condo!

Sold: Boston South End Modern “SKY” Condo!

Twilight shot by John Tse. All others by Lara Kimmerer. Click to enlarge and watch as slide show.   Breathtaking views of the Boston city skyline from every window and the huge private deck in this above-the-penthouse “Sky” unit in the MODERN.  Click here for full...
Sold: Location Times Three

Sold: Location Times Three

Sold: The Iconic Flansburgh House in Lincoln

Sold: The Iconic Flansburgh House in Lincoln

This house is under agreement, pending closing.  
A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

Click any photo, and click again to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (except for the vintage newspaper shot). “Architecture should be exciting; living is exciting.” Earl Flansburgh Nestled up on a knoll in the pines of Lincoln, on a lot peppered with colorful sculptures (see...
Sold: Moon Hill Listing

Sold: Moon Hill Listing

See below post for more photos and details.            
See Our Tour of the Conantum Neighborhood

See Our Tour of the Conantum Neighborhood

Sold: Six Moon Hill Listing! "The Schneider House"

Sold: Six Moon Hill Listing! “The Schneider House”

See full post, below. (SOLD).  
Sold: Roy Banwell-Designed Lincoln Mid-Century-Modern Gem

Sold: Roy Banwell-Designed Lincoln Mid-Century-Modern Gem

Full post with slideshow and floor plans below, or click here. 5 Old Conant Road, Lincoln. Offered at $979,000. (Under agreement.) The word “stunning” is thrown around a lot in real estate marketing. We’re guilty as well of its overuse (at least we’ve never...
Sold: Five Fields

Sold: Five Fields

 
Sold: New Five Fields Listing!

Sold: New Five Fields Listing!

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Sold: Five Fields Lexington New Listing

Sold: Five Fields Lexington New Listing

  Available!
Sold: Walter Pierce Design in Lincoln

Sold: Walter Pierce Design in Lincoln

NEW PRICE! $889,000. Click here to see full post, below.  
Sold: Five Fields Listing

Sold: Five Fields Listing

Sold: Turning Mill, Lexington

Sold: Turning Mill, Lexington

8 Demar Road. $624,000. Check out the full post below.
Sold: Historic Techbuilt in Lexington

Sold: Historic Techbuilt in Lexington

Click below post for all photos. 4 Turning Mill Road, Lexington: $449,000 The first model home for the Lexington-based Techbuilt Corp. in the Middle Ridge neighborhood, this 1956 Techbuilt home has lived up to its original forward-looking vision. The house was one of a...
Sold: Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

Sold: Rare Opportunity in Peacock Farm

35 Peacock Farm Road, Lexington List Price: $475,000 (UNDER AGREEMENT) Rare opportunity to own and restore a classic mid-century modern Peacock Farm house. Full post below.
Sold: Updated and Expanded in Arlington

Sold: Updated and Expanded in Arlington

                                                                  Please see the full post at our FineMassHomes.com site for traditional...
Sold: Expanded Mid-Century Modern in Turning Mill Lexington

Sold: Expanded Mid-Century Modern in Turning Mill Lexington

See post below for more photos. 2 Partridge Road, Lexington UNDER AGREEMENT The promise of the undeniable curb appeal is fulfilled in this large, lovingly maintained mid-century modern in Turning Mill, close to the Paint Rock neighborhood pool, with four bedrooms; two and a half baths,...
Sold: Peacock Farm Listing!

Sold: Peacock Farm Listing!

See below post for all photos We have listed another Peacock Farm classic. UNDER AGREEMENT Bright and updated mid-century modern: Five bedroom, three full bath original Peacock Farm house designed by noted architects Walter Pierce (see interview here) and Danforth Compton, updated and well-maintained by...
Sold: Lexington Listing, "the Dunn House" Designed by Ira Rakatansky

Sold: Lexington Listing, “the Dunn House” Designed by Ira Rakatansky

  See post below for more photos The Dunn House, 58 Hill Street, Lexington (Under Agreement; Showing for Back-Up Offers) One of an enclave of two homes designed by noted master Modernist architect, Ira Rakatansky,  this 3052 square-foot house, built in 1955, has six...
Boston Globe Home of the Week!

Boston Globe Home of the Week!

Check it out, here. Photos by our neighbor, Boston Globe photographer, Joanne Rathe. Written by John Ellement. SOLD.
Sold: Build (Or Restore) Your Dream Home on Lincoln's Beaver Pond!

Sold: Build (Or Restore) Your Dream Home on Lincoln’s Beaver Pond!

Offered at $949,000: 11 Woodcock Lane is a Lincoln nine-plus acre waterfront property sited at the end of level cul-de-sac off of Weston Road. Assessed by the town of Lincoln at $1,034,600, this listing offers a rare value opportunity to preserve a mid-century modernist...
Sold: Smashing Mid-Century in Lexington

Sold: Smashing Mid-Century in Lexington

Click any photo to enlarge: SOLD, JANUARY 2012, $708,000. Contact us via link or button at top. Offered at $719,000 the original owners of this mid-century have done all the right things. More importantly, they haven’t done any of the wrong things. Those of you aficionados of...
Sold: South-End Style Loft Listing in Belmont

Sold: South-End Style Loft Listing in Belmont

    The Engine 1 Condos. Full post can be found below or by clicking through on the blog title.
Sold: Turning Mill Lexington Listing

Sold: Turning Mill Lexington Listing

Peacock Farm-style house in Turning Mill neighborhood. Full post can be found below or by clicking through on the blog title. SOLD.
Sold: California-Style Contemporary in Concord

Sold: California-Style Contemporary in Concord

Read about this sale here.
Sold: Architect's Own 2003-Built Home

Sold: Architect’s Own 2003-Built Home

SOLD: first week. See the post here.
See All Our Listings

See All Our Listings

See all homes (and styles) we have listed  for sale here. While the concentration on this site is mid-century modernist real estate around the Boston area, we list, market, and sell all styles of homes found here. We work as buyer and seller agents....
Interview with Walter Pierce

Interview with Walter Pierce

  Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that he developed with partner, Danforth Compton. Mr. Pierce told the Globe, ““we were taught that architecture could contribute...
New Video Tour of Lexington Modernism

New Video Tour of Lexington Modernism

  Hope you enjoy this tour that we put together. Here is a smaller, “mobile” version of the same:   For more information about eh Five-Bedroom Peacock Farm house, pictured, see below. SOLD: This is an expanded and updated five-bedroom Peacock Farm house. The...
Sold: Modernism Blends with Tradition

Sold: Modernism Blends with Tradition

      UNDER CONTRACT as of 4/20: Originally built in 1951, this house was given a dramatic facelift in 1998 by the architecture team, JASONNOAH, Jason Silverman and Noah Grunburg, who met while attending Taliesin, and were certainly inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright....
Sold: 7 Moon Hill Rd. - The Mann House

Sold: 7 Moon Hill Rd. – The Mann House

SOLD: The spirit of exploration and invention, led by philosophy, can be present in an office. Ideas are welcomed from wherever they come. Architectural music is orchestral rather than solo. Every member is involved. – Sally Harkness, on the “collaborative” part of The Architects...
Sold: Hugh Stubbins-Designed House in Lincoln

Sold: Hugh Stubbins-Designed House in Lincoln

SOLD: We are proud to be representing the owners of this modernist home, The Baggs House in Lincoln, MA. More info here.
Sold: Let the Light Shine In! New Five Fields Listing

Sold: Let the Light Shine In! New Five Fields Listing

  SOLD: For what you would expect to pay for a cape in Lexington (or for even less), you can have style and history. Yes, you erstwhile dreamers and house voyeurs can now buy this brilliant, renovated mid-century modernist house in the historic Five...
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A Brief 2015 Video Tour of Lexington and Lincoln Modernism

A Brief 2015 Video Tour of Lexington and Lincoln Modernism

Here is our primer on the Modernist history of the region.
Five Fields Gem

Five Fields Gem

464 Concord Ave. Five Fields, Lexington. Offered at $899,000. Showings begin Wednesday, September 28. Open houses to follow the next weekend. To request a showing or if you have questions, please contact us. Photos by Lara Kimmerer unless otherwise noted. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show.  Great opportunity to own in...
Grand 2002-Built Five Fields Home

Grand 2002-Built Five Fields Home

2 Barberry Road, Five Fields, Lexington. Offered at $1,995,000. Photos by Lara Kimmerer unless otherwise noted. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show. Open houses Saturday, September 17 1:00-3:00 and Sunday, September 18, 12:30-2:30. Contact us with questions or to request a showing.  A rare opportunity to own this 2002-built* grand and...
Expanded and Updated in Turning Mill

Expanded and Updated in Turning Mill

8 Gould Road. [Sold $1,060,000] Offered at $899,000.  Contact us for showings or questions.  Photos by Lara Kimmerer except the twilight shots, taken by John Tse. Click any photo to enlarge and watch as a slide show.  What a value! Updated five-bedroom Peacock Farm-style Mid-Century Modern with an expanded chef’s kitchen addition with quartz counters;...
Sold: Affordable Modern in Norwood

Sold: Affordable Modern in Norwood

Sold: $585,000. Offered at $525,000. 540 Nichols Street, Norwood. Contact us for details or questions. We are happy to partner with William Raveis agent, Mark O’Donnell on this listing. Photos by Lara Kimmerer. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show.  You can live the Mad Men lifestyle close to Boston! Designed by Hayes Kelley —...
Boston.com New Article on Area Modernism

Boston.com New Article on Area Modernism

We are quoted in a new article posted a few days ago on Boston.com
Weston Contemporary

Weston Contemporary

165 Conant Road, Weston. Offered at $1,599,000. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show. Contact us to set an appointment or with questions. Open house Saturday, June 11 12-2:00 and Sunday, June 12, 1:30-3:30. 165 Conant Rd, Weston, MA 02493 from REtoolz.com on Vimeo. You will be wowed as soon as you...
2007-Built Modernist Home in Lincoln

2007-Built Modernist Home in Lincoln

One Hawk Hill Road, Lincoln. Offered at $1,890,000. Contact us to arrange a private showing or with any questions. 1 Hawk Hill from REtoolz.com on Vimeo. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slideshow.    Taking its place in Lincoln’s storied Modernist tradition, one that includes Gropius, Breuer, Hoover, and Flansburgh, this home was...
Sold: Moon Hill Listing in Lexington

Sold: Moon Hill Listing in Lexington

5 Moon Hill Road, Lexington, offered at $1,450,000. Sold for $1,509,000 Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slideshow.  A remarkable offering of a rebuilt historic Modernist classic, designed by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) under the auspices of Bauhaus co-founder, Walter Gropius, this tasteful and serene home has only had two owners. With walls...
Sold: Lexington Peacock Farm Style in the Grove

Sold: Lexington Peacock Farm Style in the Grove

2 Angier Road, Lexington. Offered at $858,000. Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show. (Sale pending).     SOLD! Located in the Grove, a Mid-Century-Modern subdivision developed by Green and White, this bright and airy “Peacock Farm” style home was designed by renowned Modernist pioneer, Walter Pierce, and first conceptualized, built, and...
The Nelson House Featured as Boston Globe Home of the Week

The Nelson House Featured as Boston Globe Home of the Week

Yes! Another Home of the Week for Janovitz and Tse/Modernmass. By John R. Ellement GLOBE STAFF  APRIL 19, 2016 The way the story is told in the book “Breaking Ground: Henry B. Hoover, New England Modern Architect,” the architect pondered how to design a house that took advantage of a rocky outcropping with views of Boston while preserving...
75 Robin Featured in Boston Magazine

75 Robin Featured in Boston Magazine

75 Robin Road, Weston Price: $1,780,000 Size: 3,460 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 2.5 Just last week, a home expanded by Henry B. Hoover hit the market. This week, another house he co-designed with Walter Lee Hill is up for grabs. Hoover, an influential modern architect, built some of the first modern homes in Lincoln and Weston—even before Bauhaus legend...
Open House and Modernism in Weston Talk April 14

Open House and Modernism in Weston Talk April 14

Weston Historical Society’s Spring Lecture Modernism in Weston Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:30 PM Weston Public Library Community Room Refreshments. All are welcome. As part of this event on April 14, we will have an open house for those who are planning on attending the talk with David Fixler and Lucretia Goover Giese. The open...