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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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Remembering Design Research

Remembering Design Research  With legendary D/R co-owner Jane Thompson and Marimekko historian  Susan Ward   Sunday April 26th 3-6 pm Bemis Hall, Lincoln Mass.       Tickets $27 (tax-deductible)   D/R, the iconic Harvard Square  modern design store (1953 – 1979) has been called “the most influential force in 20th-century America in creating an awareness and appreciation for modern…

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New Events in Lexington and Lincoln

  The Lexington Historic Society will be honoring Lexington’s place in Modernist history over the next year: Lextopia: Still modern after all these years In the 1940s and 1950s, Lexington played a pivotal part in launching Mid-Century Modern architecture and design. The Lexington Historical Society will celebrate what has been called “Lexington’s Second Revolution”  with a series…

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Lincoln Renovation

Our friend, Kathryn Corbin, was the designer on this project. I had visited the house in its “before” state and was astounded at my visit after the top-to-bottom renovation. It is a breathtaking home in Lincoln. Read more here, in New England Home Magazine

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