Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
Bauhaus
Sampling of Modern Inventory

Sampling of Modern Inventory

Every once in a while, it is good to remind our readers that we also work as exclusive buyer’s agents. Time is too limited for us to work in a non-exclusive relationship (though we can limit our exclusivity to certain towns, leaving buyers free to work with other agents in other areas). Often, we are...
Boston Sunday Globe on Walter Pierce and Architecture at UMass

Boston Sunday Globe on Walter Pierce and Architecture at UMass

  The Globe today covers two subjects near and dear to my heart. Bryan Marquard has written a nice tribute to Walter Pierce, including links to our 2011 interview with him for this site. In the Ideas section of same edition is a very interesting article by Max Page about the architecture of the University...
Ralph Rapson

Ralph Rapson

  With our new listing at 4 Turning Mill Road coming on the market this week, I was reminded of the Ralph Rapson-designed home around the corner at 34 Robinson Road. It was last sold in 2007 for $727,605. At that time, my visits there showed that it needed a lot of work, but what...
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, ┬áthis 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...

Wassily Chair

From the Design Icon series:
Boston International Fine Art Show

Boston International Fine Art Show

Joan Miro Galatee, 1976   15th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show – Nov 17-20, 2011 Galleries from London, Madrid, and across the United States will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 15th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show, November 17-20, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, 539...

Bauhaus/Gropius Video

Very interesting video on the Bauhaus and Walter Gropius:    
Bauhaus in The Burbs

Bauhaus in The Burbs

An excellent article in Design New England from my good buddy, Bruce Irving, who was a longtime producer at the show This Old House.

Bauhaus Piece

Great piece on the Bauahus movement and MoMA exhibit on NPR’s “Fresh Air.” LINK HERE