Real Estate in the Boston Area : Modernism Specialists
Preservation
Available For First Time: The Iconic Flansburgh House in Lincoln

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...
A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

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...
A Visit to the Iconic Flansburgh House

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...

Icon or Eyesore: Metropolis Magazine

An interesting multi-part series examining issues in preserving Modernist buildings around Boston at Metropolis Magazine.
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...

Neighbors Opposing Demolition in Lexington

As with the earlier post about the case being made for preservation of modernist homes in the Boston area, this article appeared in Lexington’s local Minuteman paper today about efforts to dissuade a homeowner from demolishing a house in Lexington’s Turning Mill neighborhood, which is 99.9% mid-century modern homes, Techbuilt and the Walter-Pierce-designed Peacock Farm-style house...

Architect David N. Fixler: Defending Modern House

From the Weston local newspaper, David Fixler  (of the New England branch of Docomomo), offers a compelling argument for saving Modern houses in the Boston area. Link here.