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On the market: 1940s B.N. Eisenberg-designed art deco property in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Something seriously quirky. But we can’t stop looking at this 1940s B.N. Eisenberg-designed art deco property in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Not that there’s anything wrong with it. This is an incredibly striking piece of art deco, one that dates back…

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Modernist France: The top 30 most popular house finds on WowHaus

We haven’t done one of these round-ups for a while. But this weekend we were inspired to work out which were our 30 most popular modernist house finds in France. You’ll find them all below in the usual reverse order.…

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1940 modernism: Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

This is quite something. In fact, this 1940s Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA looks largely unchanged since 1949. Not that this rather striking build is a time capsule. A look at the kitchen suggests that the house has been…

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Historic midcentury: 1940s Rudolph Schindler-designed Kallis-Sharlin Residence in Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles, California, USA

This place is pretty amazing. It’s also the 1940s Rudolph Schindler-designed Kallis-Sharlin Residence in Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles, California, USA. Well, most of it is anyway. That’s because two architects have also left their mark on it over subsequent…

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Preserved midcentury modern: 1940s Ted Criley Jr-designed Frank Thomas Residence in Flintridge, California, USA

If you are a fan of classic Disney, this 1940s Ted Criley Jr-designed Frank Thomas Residence in Flintridge, California, USA might have significance beyond the architecture. Frank Thomas was one of Walt Disney’s ‘Nine Old Men’ illustrators, the core animators…

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Top 30: The most popular US Midcentury Modern house finds on the WowHaus website

We have covered the most popular art deco finds and the pick of the 1960s UK modernist homes. Now it is time to show some love to the US, specifically with the 30 most popular US Midcentury Modern house finds.…

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Updated and reissued: England’s Post-War Listed Buildings by Elain Harwood

Another book that has slipped under our radar is an update of England’s Post-War Listed Buildings. Published by Batsford, the 592-page hardback book by Elain Harwood (who is also behind the Space, Hope, and Brutalism: English Architecture, 1945-1975 publication) covers…

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