Archives May 2011

Plea to Save Modernism in NOLA

I follow the great Harry Shearer on Twitter (@theharryshearer). He has made New Orleans his home away from home for many years. He tweeted a link to this beautiful film, alerting the public to DOCOMOMO Louisianna’s efforts to stop the demolition of the Phyllis Wheatley Elementary School, designed by Charles Colbert.

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New Boston Magazine Post

      I have been blogging for the newly revamped (still ongoing) Boston Magazine site about real estate, music, and whatever crosses my mind. The collected links are here. Here is one about the tenor of “the market”: “How’s the market, Bill?” This is the question I hear most when I tell people I…

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New American Foursquare Listing in Arlington

Rarely offered Spy Pond enclave, nestled off of Pleasant Street in Arlington. (UNDER CONTRACT) Enjoy views of Spy Pond from each above-grade room in this American Foursquare (and more here) house, bathing the home in natural light.  Oversized windows and French doors take advantage of the siting. 1997 renovations opened up the kitchen to the…

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Brief Sampling of Modernism in Lincoln

  I have had this link bookmarked for a while but just stumbled across it again recently while doing some surfing. Old House Journal online takes a look at some specimens of residential midcentury modernism in the town of Lincoln. It seems our friends at FoMA Lincoln suggested a few to view.

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