Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
Monthly archive March, 2012
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 bedrooms; three full baths, including an en suite master bath; a...
New Lexington Listing, "the Dunn House" Designed by Ira Rakatansky

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

Click any photo to enlarge: 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 bedrooms; three full baths, including an en suite master bath; a large eat-in...

My Tales from the Trenches of a Heated Market

Is all fair in love, war and home buying? An excerpt from my most recent post for Boston Magazine: As the Globe reported last week, and as I have been blogging about for the past year, many real estate markets around Boston have been pretty active, with bidding wars now again common in many locales. This is certainly...

Mies/Farnsworth House

An interesting video on the Mies Farnsworth House. Part one:   Part two:   Part three:

New Boston Mag Post

There is a new post up at Boston Mag. But I feel my unedited version of these colorful listing descriptions is better than what ended up posted there, so here is the unedited: As we gear up for the spring market, I offer you my latest choice selections of favorite prose from the remarks section...
Mad Men and Mid-Century Modernism

Mad Men and Mid-Century Modernism

From my most recent post for Boston Magazine: My business partner and I have been asked by docomomo’s New England chapter to make a presentation to its members next week regarding the marketing and selling of New England’s mid-century modern houses. This is an area that I have specialized in, setting up the popularModernMass.com blog in 2007...

Selling Residential Modernism docomomo-US/New England

Monday, March 12 6 – 8p.m. BSA 290 Congress Street  Boston, MA,: docomomo-US/New England presents Bill Janovitz and John Tse of Hammond Residential Real Estate, Lexington, MA, who will speak about their work in educating buyers and sellers about Modernism in the Boston region. Please RSVP to RWalsh@VHB.com and marie@artifactre.com by 12 p.m., Friday March 9, if you plan to attend....

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