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The Hoover House: Offered for the First Time

SOLD. Click any photo to enlarge and watch as slide show. Photos by Lara Kimmerer except as noted.    The house is always its site. This was the operating principle of the earliest Modernist architect in Lincoln, Henry B. Hoover, who in 1934, climbed this hill overlooking the Cambridge Reservoir and paid $1,000 for two acres…

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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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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…

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Roy Banwell-Designed Lincoln Mid-Century-Modern Gem

Click any photo to see full image: Photos by Lara Kimmerer and John Tse (exterior twilight) 5 Old Conant Road, Lincoln. Offered at $979,000. (Under agreement.) The word “stunning” is thrown around a lot in real estate marketing. We’re guilty as well of its overuse (at least we’ve never used “fireplaced” as an adjective!) But…

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Boston Sunday Globe on Walter Pierce and Architecture at UMass

  The Globe today covers two subjects near and dear to my heart. Bryan Marquard has written a nice tribute to Walter Pierce, including links to our 2011 interview with him for this site. In the Ideas section of same edition is a very interesting article by Max Page about the architecture of the University…

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Sampling of Inventory

Every once in a while, it is good to remind our readers that we also work as exclusive buyer’s agents. Time is too limited for us to work in a non-exclusive relationship (though we can limit our exclusivity to certain towns, leaving buyers free to work with other agents in other areas). Often, we are…

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