Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
Monthly archive June, 2011
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. Contact us with any questions or requests.

Preserving Midcentury Modern Homes

This blog post considers the potential challenges faced by a midcentury homeowner interested in the preservation, renovation, and updating, with an emphasis on the “greening” of older homes. The Blog is called “A Green Old House: Bringing Older Homes into the Twenty-First Century.” Unfortunately, I did not find any information about the author, other than...
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 to social policy; we were zealous and were reacting against the...
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 to social policy; we were zealous and were reacting against the...
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 original Walter Pierce design of this now-modern-classic style has been expanded...

New! Subscribe To This Blog.

I had not realized until recently that there has been no option on this page to subscribe to the blog since I changed it over to this format a few months ago. That is now possible via the Subscribe button at the lower right hand side of the page.
Green Geothermal Charmer in Arlington

Green Geothermal Charmer in Arlington

Sold for over asking price first week on market. See our Homes For Sale link. Reap the benefits of the 2009 investment in a geothermal heating and cooling system in this dormered bungalow-style home at the end of a private way. FIrst used as the parsonage for the church down the hill, the house is...

Latest Boston Magazine Post – The Real Estate Heretic

Yesterday I sat down with Walter Pierce, a 90-something year-old architect who designed the “Peacock Farm” house and developed one of the first modernist/progressive neighborhoods in the Boston area. I hope to run the interview in this space and at my modernmass.com blog next week. But chief among the subjects on which I wanted to hear...