All Posts in Category: Kendal Common

SOLD! Modern Estate in Dover

95 Centre Street in Dover. Offered at $1,350,000 [Sold: $1,365,000]   Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show.  Come home to a an outstanding Mid-Century-Modern country estate. Custom-designed in the International Style by Carleton Richmond, an early student of Bauhaus co-founder, Walter Gropius at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the…

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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…

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Weston Modern Neighborhoods

  Weston — known for its New England vernacular architecture and newer palatial interpretations of Shingle Style, Georgian, and other traditional themes — also has a less-familiar history of modernism. Beginning in the 1950s, Carl Koch and his Techbuilt company undertook a development on Spruce Hill Road in the King’s Grant neighborhood. The project was…

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