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Iconic House II Can Be Yours $425k

The following is an urgent note for a preservation opportunity for this famous house.   Hi All, We’re reaching the zero hour for Peter Eisenman’s House II in Hardwick, Vermont. I spoke with the owner yesterday, and he is willing to sell the house and 15 acres for $425,000 to anyone who will save the…

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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…

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The Hoover House: Offered for the First Time

SOLD. Click any photo to enlarge and watch as slide show. Photos by Lara Kimmerer except as noted.    The house is always its site. This was the operating principle of the earliest Modernist architect in Lincoln, Henry B. Hoover, who in 1934, climbed this hill overlooking the Cambridge Reservoir and paid $1,000 for two acres…

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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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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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