Category Archives: Charlotte, NC
A rare opportunity to own a true mid-century modern classic. In addition to being beyond cool, this home has Historic designation which results in a significant property tax reduction. An unequivocally modernist design, the house has not been marred by …
Modern Charlotte Realty now has a brand new, vastly improved- Modern Home Search. Now with one click you can view every darned mid-century modern home, new construction modernist houses and California style contemporaries. Charlotte’s regional Multiple Listing Service has no …
Charlotte is gorgeous in Spring! An extravaganza of colors and fragrances that is a treat to the senses…though it may bring on a sneezing attack. I grabbed my camera last week to capture some images of my neighborhood, Sherwood Forest.
Three great stores and all are conveniently located in the historic neighborhood, Plaza Midwood. In our Christmas perusing we came across some great items from these stores that we thought you may enjoy… and may even want to snag up before someone …
DECEMBER 16 Architecture + Film The Bechtler will be screening Koolhaas HouseLife. Built in 1998, the Maison à Bordeaux by Rem Koolhaas. Reception at 6 p.m. Presentation and film at 7 p.m. Visit the Bechtler website for more information.
This mid century modern time capsule home in Foxcroft is a rare find, indeed! This unique 1960′s brick home is original inside and out, with great surprises around every corner! Outside you will find a two car carport with decorative concrete blocks, private patio looking out onto a 1.3 arcre yard with pecan trees, vegetable garden and grape arbor. Inside you will find natural wood accents and built-ins throughout, large cozy masonry fireplace in den, cedar lined closets, original tiles in baths, and very cool kitchen with interesting angles and mini mirrored sliding door compartments.
"At its most basic level, a building should function properly – the entry should be evident, the programmatic requirements should be met and the roof shouldn’t leak. To become a work of architecture, however, a building must transcend the ordinary by giving form to the extraordinary – the intangible qualities that every building deserves. My aim, since establishing my practice in 1982, has been to work in a collaborative effort with clients toward the successful creation of Architecture."
This small, eclectic design firm creates happy boxes that embody harmony between person and place. Located at 27 Central Avenue, Charlotte, this amazing group is making our city a better place to live and work in.
Zeitgeist office building on Central Avenue
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