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1970s William Kessler modernist property in Fort Gratiot, Michigan

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1970s William Kessler modernist property in Fort Gratiot, Michigan

Something more than a little futuristic from the 1970s. This William Kessler-designed modernist property in Fort Gratiot, Michigan, USA. It’s a bizarre and wonderful house for so many reasons, but the architecture is definitely the star of the show here. It’s a beach house of sorts, purely by the fact that it’s on the beach […]

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1950s Mies Van Der Rohe property in Detroit, Michigan, USA

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1950s Mies Van Der Rohe property in Detroit, Michigan, USA

We have featured a few of these, but not quite this 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe property in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It’s a slightly different design than previous finds on the much-loved Lafayette Park development, but still very much a part of the 1950s modernist scheme. This place actually dates back to 1959, quite groundbreaking […]

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1950s modernist living: Mies van der Rohe-designed townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA

We have featured a few of these in the past, but this 1950s Mies van der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA is perhaps the most original we have seen. Dating back to 1959, this is one of a number of similarly-styled properties designed by the master architect and until a few years ago, […]

On the market: 1950s Mies van der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA

It’s almost like a ‘greatest hits’ today, with new units coming up in very popular developments. This 1950s Mies van der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA is another one that’s new to the market. As we have said many times before, these buildings are so ahead of their time. Amazing to think that […]

On the market: Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Lafayette Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Yes, we have featured a few of these in the past and they always prove popular, with prices constantly on the up and up. This Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Lafayette Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA is unlikely to be around long either. As you probably know if you have followed the site for a […]

On the market: Dirk Lohan-designed modernist property in Ada, Michigan, USA

This Dirk Lohan-designed modernist property in Ada, Michigan, USA is interesting in itself. But there’s another interesting fact attached to it as well. That’s about the architect. Dirk Lohan is actually the grandson of Mies Van Der Rohe and judging by this particular construction, he’s certainly taken inspiration from his esteemed grandparent. Described by the […]

On the market: 1950s George Nelson-designed midcentury modern property in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Now this really is something special, A 1950s George Nelson-designed midcentury modern property in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. Yes, THAT George Nelson. Actually, he was operating under the George Nelson and Associates brand when he designed this back in 1955, with the house built between that year and 1958. It’s one of only a handful of […]

On the market: 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Eppstein Residence in Galesburg, Michigan, USA

I suppose the number go FLW builds that come up show how prolific the great man was in his long life and of course, the respect that has been shown to many of the designs over the years. This 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Eppstein Residence in Galesburg, Michigan, USA is the latest to hit the […]

On the market: Mies Van Der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA

A number of these places have come up for sale of late, which is perhaps because they have tended to be great value. But this Mies Van Der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA is an indication that prices are certainly on the rise. A 1950s (1959) modernist design and one that has cutely […]

On the market: 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA

We featured one of these back in March which needed a bit of work doing to it. Now there’s another 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed modernist townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA up for sale, also needing a bit of love and attention. Not as much as the last one though, This 1959 build really just […]

On the market: 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Detroit, Michigan, USA

What does £195,000 get you these days? In the UK in most cities, it is something modest. But hop over the Atlantic and it might well secure you this 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Detroit, Michigan. From a UK perspective, this is so much house for the money, with a giant of an […]

On the market: 1960s midcentury modern property in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

Sadly we don’t know the name of the architect behind this design. But we know we love what he has done with the 1960s midcentury modern property in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. A great house in an equally wonderful lakeside setting, located on a three-quarter acre site on Wing Lake. You can see why the […]

On the market: 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Lafayette Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Amazingly, this is actually one of the most expensive (if not THE most expensive) of these places to hit the market. But this 1950s Mies Van Der Rohe-designed townhouse in Lafayette Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA still sounds cheap when you consider UK prices. The house dates back to 1959, one of a number of similar […]