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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...
Ben Thompson, Jane Thompson, and Design Research

Ben Thompson, Jane Thompson, and Design Research

  Ben Thompson in front of his house on Moon Hill Road. Photograph by Phillip A. Harrington used by permission.   Ben Thompson was one of the key partners of The Architects Collaborative and one of the founding residents of the Six Moon Hill neighborhood here in Lexington. Then he went on to become a “shaper...

Snake Hill + "Hipsters in the Woods" — A great piece by David Fixler

I just stumbled across this piece by David Fixler, President of the New Englad chapter of DOCOMOMO. Years ago, I read a similar piece by Mr. Fixler in Architecture Boston. Massachusetts is home to the first (and only prewar) Modern house neighborhoods in this country, of which the earliest and one of the most significant...

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