All Posts in Tag: Turning Mill

Neighbors Opposing Demolition in Lexington

As with the earlier post about the case being made for preservation of modernist homes in the Boston area, this article appeared in Lexington’s local Minuteman paper today about efforts to dissuade a homeowner from demolishing a house in Lexington’s Turning Mill neighborhood, which is 99.9% mid-century modern homes, Techbuilt and the Walter-Pierce-designed Peacock Farm-style house…

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Interview with Walter Pierce

Some years back, the architect and Lexington resident, Walter Pierce was quoted in the Boston Globe, describing Peacock Farm, a pioneering modernist neighborhood in Lexington that he developed with partner, Danforth Compton. Mr. Pierce told the Globe, ““we were taught that architecture could contribute to social policy; we were zealous and were reacting against the…

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