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Surprising House in a Remarkable Location

Click any photo to see full image and watch as slide show. Photos by Lara Kimmerer.    Located in the heart of Lexington, this house is bound to be the most exciting listing of the season for many of the most discerning buyers. A stone’s throw from Lexington High School, Bridge Elementary, Hastings Park, two…

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Sweeping Views in Lexington

  Click any photo to see full image: Exterior shots by John Tse. All others by Lara Kimmerer.    Nestled into a hill in one of Lexington’s desirable neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, this ranch-style home offers California living in the outskirts of Boston. Sited on over half an acre on a secluded cul-de-sac, and adjacent to…

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Sold: Six Moon Hill Listing! “The Schneider House”

Click any photo to enlarge and view as a slide show. Twilight shots by John Tse. All others by Lara Kimmerer.     (SOLD) Rare opportunity to own an updated Norman Fletcher/TAC-designed International style Modernist house in the world-renowned, historic Six Moon Hill neighborhood. Enjoy one-level living with four bedrooms, two full baths (third full bath…

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Five Fields in the Boston Globe

  A truly excellent and comprehensive article by Linda Matchan that captures what makes Five Fields so special. Link here. Excerpt: …It is part of a small, tightknit, and, for its time, radical community of modernist homes known as Five Fields. The neighborhood, established in the postwar 1950s by a group of local architects, including…

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Summer’s Here. Time to Catch Our Breath

Man, oh, man! What a nutty spring market here in and around Lexington (never mind nearby planets like Cambridge, where one buyer bid $1.3 million over a $3.7 million asking price). Inventory has been tight. Bidding wars were the rule rather than the exception. Since January 2013, the Janovitz + Tse Team have had 19…

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Sally Harkness, 1915-2013

We were saddened to learn last month of the passing of Sally Harkness, a true innovator, at 98. At the time of her passing, Ms. Harkness was still living at the house she designed 65 years ago at Six Moon Hill, the neighborhood she co-founded with her colleagues in The Architects Collaborative (TAC). Here is…

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Sold: 11 Barberry Road, Five Fields

Click any photo to enlarge: Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior) (Sale pending) We are thrilled to offer this listing of a classic Five Fields TAC (The Architects’ Collaborative) house, the first time this house has been available since it was designed and built in 1953. Expanded since, it strikes a remarkable…

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