All Posts in Category Marcel Breuer

Video Tour of a 1948 Marcel Breuer-Designed Home on 42 Acres

We are very proud to represent the buyer of this magnificent property in Williamstown. Located just a half mile from William College, the Robinson House was built in 1948 and is sited on a private 42 acres with river frontage and mountain vistas. The 5,000 s.f. butterfly roof home was designed by Bauhaus-identified architect, Marcel…

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Heroic Brutalism and the Lincoln House and Studio

In 2015 I attended a talk given by a couple of the authors of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, which had just been published. The insight of the authors was so keen and their presentation so impressive that I naturally purchased a copy at the event. It is truly a hefty tome, more…

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Cape Cod Modern and Tomorrow’s Houses: New England Modernism

  I hate the to be the bearer of bad news, but with the kids heading back to school and Labor Day weekend upon us, the unofficial end of summer is here for those of us in the northern hemisphere. But we each have our ways of savoring those precious remaining days. Mine has been…

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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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Breuer in Wellfleet

From our friends at the Cape Cod Modern House Trust, comes this call for action supporting the Wellfleet Historic Review Board’s effort to maintain a demolition delay list. Preservation can be a tricky cause in some instances, and as a real estate broker, I have been embroiled in one or two. But in the case…

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Sold: Lexington Listing, “the Dunn House” Designed by Ira Rakatansky

  See post below for more photos The Dunn House, 58 Hill Street, Lexington (Under Agreement; Showing for Back-Up Offers) One of an enclave of two homes designed by noted master Modernist architect, Ira Rakatansky,  this 3052 square-foot house, built in 1955, has six bedrooms; three full baths, including an en suite master bath; a…

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New Lexington Listing, “the Dunn House” Designed by Ira Rakatansky

Click any photo to enlarge: The Dunn House, 58 Hill Street, Lexington (Under Agreement; Showing for Back-Up Offers) One of an enclave of two homes designed by noted master Modernist architect, Ira Rakatansky,  this 3052 square-foot house, built in 1955, has six bedrooms; three full baths, including an en suite master bath; a large eat-in…

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Brief Sampling of Modernism in Lincoln

  I have had this link bookmarked for a while but just stumbled across it again recently while doing some surfing. Old House Journal online takes a look at some specimens of residential midcentury modernism in the town of Lincoln. It seems our friends at FoMA Lincoln suggested a few to view.

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Hugh Stubbins-Designed House in Lincoln

We are proud to be representing the owners of this modernist home, The Baggs House in Lincoln, MA. The House A rare offering of a Hugh Stubbins-designed three-bedroom private residence, a mid-century modernist classic thoughtfully sited on a private two-acre lot in a neighborhood of multi-million-dollar estates. Open-concept main floor offers abundant natural light and…

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