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Marcel Breuer's Famous Chamberlain Cottage For Sale

Marcel Breuer’s Famous Chamberlain Cottage For Sale

This is not our listing. We would act as buyer agents for clients. Contact us for details. Offered at $2 million. Located in Wayland, a pond-front 7+ acre setting for this 1940 house with three bedrooms and two full baths. 3,742 s.f. of living area. The Chamberlain Cottage. Click to enlarge:
Cape Cod Modern and Tomorrow's Houses: New England Modernism

Cape Cod Modern and Tomorrow’s Houses: New England Modernism

  I hate the to be the bearer of bad news, but with the kids heading back to school and Labor Day weekend upon us, the unofficial end of summer is here for those of us in the northern hemisphere. But we each have our ways of savoring those precious remaining days. Mine has been...
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...
Breuer in Wellfleet

Breuer in Wellfleet

From our friends at the Cape Cod Modern House Trust, comes this call for action supporting the Wellfleet Historic Review Board’s effort to maintain a demolition delay list. Preservation can be a tricky cause in some instances, and as a real estate broker, I have been embroiled in one or two. But in the case...
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,  this 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...

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From the Design Icon series:

Brief Sampling of Modernism in Lincoln

  I have had this link bookmarked for a while but just stumbled across it again recently while doing some surfing. Old House Journal online takes a look at some specimens of residential midcentury modernism in the town of Lincoln. It seems our friends at FoMA Lincoln suggested a few to view.
Gropius (and Breuer!) on the South Shore

Gropius (and Breuer!) on the South Shore

This is a bit old now, but worth posting here. The rarity of modernism on the New England waterfront, except perhaps in the Wellfleet/Truro area, makes this Gropius/Breuer house in Cohasset of particular interest. Read the article here, in Dwell.
Hugh Stubbins-Designed House in Lincoln

Hugh Stubbins-Designed House in Lincoln

More Breuer Residencies in Massachusetts

More Breuer Residencies in Massachusetts

Courtesy of the very good site, GreatBuildings.com Breuer House I in Lincoln, MA (very close to Gropius House) This is the J. Ford House in Lincoln, MA.
Chamberlain Cottage

Chamberlain Cottage

Here is a link to more information on the Marcel Breuer/Walter Gropius Chamberlain Cottage in Wayland, MA

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