All Posts in Category Historic New England

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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Available For First Time: The Iconic Flansburgh House in Lincoln

(Sold.) We are proud to be the marketing team for this distinctive home,  which we visited last month, now offered for sale at $1,050,000. Private showings begin Tuesday, April 1. There will be open houses Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, 1:00-3:00 each day. Any/all offers to be reviewed 4:00 April 7. Use contact button to reach…

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A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

Click any photo, and click again to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (except for the vintage newspaper shot). “Architecture should be exciting; living is exciting.” Earl Flansburgh Nestled up on a knoll in the pines of Lincoln, on a lot peppered with colorful sculptures (see list at end of post), the Modernist Flansburgh House epitomizes the…

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A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

Click any photo, and click again to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (except for the vintage newspaper shot). “Architecture should be exciting; living is exciting.” Earl Flansburgh Nestled up on a knoll in the pines of Lincoln, on a lot peppered with colorful sculptures (see list at end of post), the Modernist Flansburgh House epitomizes the…

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New York Times on New England Modernist Perservation

Regular readers will recall a post for a listing we had for a Deck House in Lincoln. We mentioned it being in close proximity to the well-known Flansburgh House, which architecte Earl Flansburgh built for his own family (which includes his son, John of They Might Be Giants). Well, now comes an article in the…

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