All Posts in Category Lexington

Traditional and Modern Blend Near Lexington Center

Photos by Lara Kimmerer except as noted. Click to enlarge and view as slide show.   Spectacular Cambridge-style modernization of a 1910 Colonial with a 1994 addition designed by architect Kiang-Tay Huang for his family. The traditional details blend seamlessly with the modern updates in this large house with a two-car detached garage. The house…

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New Peacock Farm Listing!

(Under agreement) Photos by Lara Kimmerer. Twilight shots by John Tse. Click to enlarge and view as slide show. 30 Peacock Farm Road, SOLD $971,000. This expanded Walter Pierce-designed Peacock Farm House, located across from the entrance to the neighborhood pool, has one of the nicest sitings in Peacock Farm. Walls of glass along the…

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Expanded Peacock Farm House

Interior photos by Lara Kimmerer. Exterior shots by John Tse. Click any photo to enlarge and watch as a light box slide show.    Beautifully sited and updated Peacock Farm house, expanded from the original award-winning Walter Pierce design. The kitchen was enlarged and opens to a deck that runs along the rear of the house, featuring hilltop…

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Lexington Contemporary

Click slides to enlarge and watch as slide show. Photos by John Tse. (PENDING CONTRACT) Located in the highly desirable Estabrook School district, around the corner from Kinneen Park, this remarkable four-bedroom, three-full-bath contemporary offers most of what today’s buyers are looking for. A large eat-in-kitchen with sliders to a deck, an open-concept  living room and…

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A Rare Rental in Peacock Farm (Rented)

Click any photo to enlarge and watch as slide show.  Photos by John Tse.     Live Modern! A rare rental opportunity in Peacock Farm. Stylish mid-century modern house, designed by noted architect, Walter Pierce, in the historic Peacock Farm neighborhood, with neighborhood swimming pool. On the Cambridge side of town, minutes to Alewife, Cambridge, and Boston….

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Not For Sale: Lexington Modern Green Dream House

We wrote about this house last March and now the promised photo shoot has been published on Zero Energy Design’s web site. Go see the great slide show and read details about the project. One stumbling block for fans of regional Modern houses is that they are generally located in the outskirts of suburban towns, which…

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New Events in Lexington and Lincoln

  The Lexington Historic Society will be honoring Lexington’s place in Modernist history over the next year: Lextopia: Still modern after all these years In the 1940s and 1950s, Lexington played a pivotal part in launching Mid-Century Modern architecture and design. The Lexington Historical Society will celebrate what has been called “Lexington’s Second Revolution”  with a series…

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Moon Hill Listing: The “Kip House”

Exterior shots by John Tse and Bill Janovitz. All others by Lara Kimmerer.  Click to enlarge and enable as slide show.   Located in the highly desirable and historic Six Moon Hill neighborhood, 33 Moon Hill Road is an outstanding updated Modernist house, custom-designed by the legendary firm, The Architects Collaborative (TAC), for the Kipp family…

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