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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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Sold: Five Fields

Photos by Lara Kimmerer (interior) and John Tse (exterior). Click any photo to enlarge: 26 Barberry Road, Lexington $985,000  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to market this large modernist house in one of Lexington’s most significant modernist neighborhoods. Originally designed by The Architects Collaborative (TAC), in the highly desirable mid-century modern community of…

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Private Sale of the Fletcher House in Six Moon Hill

After, during, and before renovation shots. Click any photo to enlarge. Please note that the construction and “before” shots are larger and take longer to load: A true labor of love! Under the guidance of architect Tim Techler, the current (second) owners of 36 Moon Hill Road, in the historic and pioneering Modernist neighborhood called…

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