Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
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Our Tour of Conantum

Our Tour of Conantum

In the early 1950s, along 190 acres along the Sudbury River, not far from where Concord, Sudbury, and Lincoln meet, a Modernist neighborhood conceptualized by MIT Economics Professor, W. Rupert Maclaurin, and designed by Techbuilt and Snake Hill architect, Carl Koch, was developed. Renee Garrelick compiled an oral history of the neighborhood in 1986 (archived by the...
Five Fields in the Boston Globe

Five Fields in the Boston Globe

  A truly excellent and comprehensive article by Linda Matchan that captures what makes Five Fields so special. Link here. Excerpt: …It is part of a small, tightknit, and, for its time, radical community of modernist homes known as Five Fields. The neighborhood, established in the postwar 1950s by a group of local architects, including...
Ezra Stoller Shots of Five Fields

Ezra Stoller Shots of Five Fields

  In the past, we have posted some shots of Six Moon Hill from architectural photographer, Ezra Stoller. Here are some from Five Fields as it was being developed and soon thereafter. From Stoller’s bio on the Esto site: Ezra Stoller was born in Chicago in 1915, grew up in New York and graduated from...
Summer's Here. Time to Catch Our Breath

Summer’s Here. Time to Catch Our Breath

Man, oh, man! What a nutty spring market here in and around Lexington (never mind nearby planets like Cambridge, where one buyer bid $1.3 million over a $3.7 million asking price). Inventory has been tight. Bidding wars were the rule rather than the exception. Since January 2013, the Janovitz-Tse team have had 19 MLS transactions,...
New Listing! Five Fields

New Listing! Five Fields

 
New Listing! 11 Barberry Road, Five Fields

New Listing! 11 Barberry Road, Five Fields

Click any photo to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior) (Sale pending) We are thrilled to offer this listing of a classic Five Fields TAC (The Architects’ Collaborative) house, the first time this house has been available since it was designed and built in 1953. Expanded since, it strikes a remarkable...
New Five Fields Listing!

New Five Fields Listing!

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Five Fields Lexington New Listing

Five Fields Lexington New Listing

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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...
Five Fields Lexington New Listing

Five Fields Lexington New Listing

Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior). Click any photo to enlarge: 26 Barberry Road, Lexington $985,000  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to market this large modernist house in one of Lexington’s most significant modernist neighborhoods. Originally designed by The Architects Collaborative (TAC), in the highly desirable mid-century modern community of...

Boston Globe Home of the Week

Very happy to have our listing at 26 Barberry as “Home of the Week.”
New Five Fields Listing!

New Five Fields Listing!