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by jessesgirl
Wed May 28, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: AT RISK AGAIN New Canaan,CT-Phillip Johnson Alice Ball House
Replies: 13
Views: 2029

I know... and this sentence really agitated me... "Ms. Ross says that if she is unable to add her vision (“an English country house in the style of Lutyensâ€￾) to Johnson’s, or if she cannot find a buyer for the existing structure, she might just knock down the Ball house and build a New Ca...
by jessesgirl
Sat May 24, 2008 8:17 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: AT RISK AGAIN New Canaan,CT-Phillip Johnson Alice Ball House
Replies: 13
Views: 2029

Argh. Not quite saved yet. From the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/25/fashion/25house.html?ex=1212292800&en=58568a2ae5067220&ei=5070&emc=eta1 A Tiny Masterpiece, Unloved, Faces Threat By ANDY NEWMAN Published: May 25, 2008 NEW CANAAN, Conn. FOR $3.1 million in New Canaan, you ...
by jessesgirl
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: House used in "The Ice Storm"
Replies: 12
Views: 1503

by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Dobbs Ferry, NY - 1964 Contemporary $879K
Replies: 0
Views: 507

Dobbs Ferry, NY - 1964 Contemporary $879K

Listing description: Contemporary Redwood with interesting indoor and outdoor living through excellent architectural design. Fabulous private location surrounded by stone walls, mature trees and landscaping. Beautiful interior includes updated kitchen and baths. Complete this great interior with woo...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Harrison, NY - $3.795M Max Gordon
Replies: 0
Views: 430

Harrison, NY - $3.795M Max Gordon

Taxes are killer on this, almost $58K for a 1 acre property. Regardless, it is a stunning home. Listing description: Renowned British architect Max Gordon designed this masterpiece. He was the architect of choice of Art Collectors and was a member of the Trustees Committee of Architecture and Desig...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Franklin Lakes, NJ Modern $1.999M
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Franklin Lakes, NJ Modern $1.999M

I'm not sure when this was built, looks to be later than mid century but a very nice contemporary nonetheless. Note how the stairs and windows are used aesthetically. Listing description: An architectural masterpiece! This home was designed with three floors of living space that offers a spectacula...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pound Ridge, NY - 1956 David Henken $889K
Replies: 2
Views: 487

Pound Ridge, NY - 1956 David Henken $889K

Another David Henken. I really like his work. See my previous post with another of house of his in Briarcliff Manor: http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11375 His use of wood here is really quite stunning. Listing description: David Henken, a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice, designed this g...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Ridgewood, NJ - $1.13M California Contemporary
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Funny. Yes, Jersey cracks me up sometimes!!!
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Mamaroneck, NY - 1950s Bertram Whinston $1.259M
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Mamaroneck, NY - 1950s Bertram Whinston $1.259M

This looks as if it is being sold by the original owners, some of the furniture looks original. Listing description: Fabulous Mid-Century home with wonderful architectural drama built by Bertram Whinston in the 1950's. High ceilings and open spaces, plus lots of light and large glass windows fills ...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Briarcliff Manor, NY - 1956 Mid Century Modern $1.299M
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Briarcliff Manor, NY - 1956 Mid Century Modern $1.299M

The renovation here is quite nice. Listing description: Classic Mid-Century Modern on professionally landscaped 1.51 acs. Flowing sunfilled rms - walls of glass. Carefully renovated to preserve the architectural integrity and spirit of the original house. Sophisticated & dramatic. MBR/MBTH/Jacu...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Ridgewood, NJ - $1.13M California Contemporary
Replies: 4
Views: 687

Ridgewood, NJ - $1.13M California Contemporary

I love the windows in this house and the amazing amount of light. Listing description: Located just 12 miles Northeast of NYC, this totally updated & expansive 4 bdrms, 3+ bth contemporary California Ranch home is located at the end of a private cul de sac. .49 Acre http://imagehost.gsmls.com/W...
by jessesgirl
Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: New Canaan, CT - James Evans House $1.765M
Replies: 0
Views: 449

New Canaan, CT - James Evans House $1.765M

Not enough pics of the house... but sounded interesting... Listing description: A terrific 1960's restored modern home full of surprises! Designed by James Evans,who studied under Louis Kahn,architect for moderns at Yale University. High on a hill, the surrounding woods have been cleared and new st...
by jessesgirl
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: AT RISK AGAIN New Canaan,CT-Phillip Johnson Alice Ball House
Replies: 13
Views: 2029

Settlement saves Alice Ball House

So happy that this is not going to be razed. Mar 20, 2008 Pending court approval: Settlement saves Alice Ball House By Kimberly Nevas The owner of the Alice Ball House and the Environmental Commission have reached an out-of-court settlement that would save the Philip Johnson-designed modern. Histor...
by jessesgirl
Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Short Hills, NJ - Mid Century Milton Klein $1.75M
Replies: 0
Views: 439

Short Hills, NJ - Mid Century Milton Klein $1.75M

Tax is a killer on this one - $32K Listing description: Designed by noted architect Milton Klein, this elegant contemporary ranch has terrazzo floors, vaulted skylit ceilings, walls of windows and sliding doors that lead to private patios and pool. A great house for entertaining and easy one floor ...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pound Ridge, NY - 1968 Modern $829K
Replies: 0
Views: 528

Pound Ridge, NY - 1968 Modern $829K

Listing description: Contemporary Vermont Retreat only 20 minutes from Metro North. Nestled in over 3 acres in Pound Ridge, this open-plan custom build includes a gunite pool, stone patio, and acres of privacy. Wrapped inside the soothing sounds of the brook, treat yourself to a private viewing of t...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Chappaqua, NY - 1969 Contemporary $998K
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Chappaqua, NY - 1969 Contemporary $998K

Listing description: Located on one acre in Chappaqua's premier Whippoorwill neighborhood, this five bedroom contemporary has many updates including, lawn sprinkler system, refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted interior and exterior, new maintenance-free Trex decking, new carpeting in Family R...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Bedford, NY - 1970 Tashkovitch $3M
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Bedford, NY - 1970 Tashkovitch $3M

Happy Friday! Couple of interesting homes this week. This new listing in Bedford is for a modern house by Vuko Tashkovitch. He was quite a well known modern architect in the Westchester area. I have seen some of his homes and have been so impressed with how he played with the structure and the ligh...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Chappaqua, NY - 1938 Wright Style House $888K
Replies: 0
Views: 495

Chappaqua, NY - 1938 Wright Style House $888K

Happy Friday, everyone! Not that many new listings this week, only this one was worth posting. I think this is quite a little gem of a house. Not that easy to find a house in Chappaqua (home of the Clintons!) for under a million. The taxes are killer, though - $19,962. But hey, it's on an acre of l...
by jessesgirl
Sat Feb 16, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northport, NY - 1938 Modern $1.050M
Replies: 4
Views: 796

egads - you are right! the additions were in 1946 and 1954. Found out some more information, history on this house is fascinating. Links have a lot of pics as well! I would love to see the windows in action. From the listing agent summary (a lot of pictures of the house along with captions). http:/...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Westport, CT (Compo Beach) - 1969 WF Pedersen $3.395M
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Westport, CT (Compo Beach) - 1969 WF Pedersen $3.395M

I think the location is what is driving the price of this house. The front and back are so different. Listing description: Architecturally signifcant mid-century home with panoramic vistas of the Compo Beach area. Important design by the famed W.F. Pedersen of a well-known Manhattan architectural fi...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 15, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northport, NY - 1938 Modern $1.050M
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Yes, really in stunning considering that it was 70 years ago!

I have to say, my favorite part of this house is the carport. It's so rare to see this on the East Coast.
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Woodcliff Lake, NJ - 1970s Charles Winter Modern $849K
Replies: 0
Views: 461

Woodcliff Lake, NJ - 1970s Charles Winter Modern $849K

Even though this was built in the 70s, it's actually not bad, with a nice amount of light. Listing description: Incomparable, one of a kind charles winter designed contemporary. custom built for original owner. wonderful use of windows allows natural light throughout. Situated high on hill at the t...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northport, NY - 1938 Modern $1.050M
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Northport, NY - 1938 Modern $1.050M

Slim pickings for modern homes this week. Just this one and another in NJ. Listing description: Picturesque Wooded Setting(Acre+) Surrounds This Historical 1938 Modern Style Home. This Form Of Architecture Is For The Discerning Eye. Spiral Staircase Leads To Roof Deck Where You Can Enjoy The Rustic...
by jessesgirl
Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Circular architects
Replies: 20
Views: 1743

Richard T. Foster's The Round House in Wilton, CT. http://www.christiesgreatestates.com/images/property_image/0000024874_0000465348.jpg Listing with virtual tour: http://www.christiesgreatestates.com/properties/view_24874/ What's really cool is that this house can rotate 360 degrees at the user's co...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Danbury, CT - 1957 Modern $499K
Replies: 8
Views: 1350

by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 08, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Danbury, CT - 1957 Modern $499K
Replies: 8
Views: 1350

Danbury, CT - 1957 Modern $499K

Listing description: FORMER LAURA NYRO ESTATE 1.22 PRIVATE,SECLUDED A.MID-CENTURY GEM WITH POND VIEWSGALLEY KIT,LR/DR W DOUB.SIDED FP,2BR 3 FBAFIN.LL IN-LAW/STUDIO. KOI POND http://images.coldwellbankermoves.com/TriStates/Properties/JPG_Main/966/759966_2.Jpg http://images.coldwellbankermoves.com/Tri...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pleasantville, NY - 1957 Aaron Resnick $740K Usonia!
Replies: 10
Views: 629

Thanks! I'm glad you're enjoying my posts!

About the pics - yes, this is even after I edit and try to put the "good ones" (e.g. with interesting architectural details or a full shot)! And the stuff people leave in pics sometimes... don't even get me started!
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Chestnut Ridge, NY - 1966 Mid Century $519K
Replies: 0
Views: 405

Chestnut Ridge, NY - 1966 Mid Century $519K

Chestnut Ridge and nearby Spring Valley have a number of mid century moderns, in fact Spring Valley is the home of a couple of Eichlers. Listing description: Top of the line, new designer kitchen and baths. New windows and doors, electric and more. Contemporary Ranch w/vaulted cielings and trapezoid...
by jessesgirl
Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pleasantville, NY - 1957 Aaron Resnick $740K Usonia!
Replies: 10
Views: 629

Pleasantville, NY - 1957 Aaron Resnick $740K Usonia!

The weekend's almost here! Doing my weekly search for any cool modern homes in the NYC area... here's one in Pleasantville... 4 Bed, 2 Bath 2,275 Sq. Ft. 1.25 Acres Taxes Est. $11,856 (it's Westchester, people!) Listing description: Usonia Frank Lloyd Wright community with Usonia community pool &...

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