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Free Metcalf Open House

An open house will be held on Sunday, November 6 from 4-6:00 PM. Realtor Anne Gilbert has invited friends of a2modern to an exclusive open house in this gorgeous Bob Metcalf home at 3965 Penberton, which she has just listed. It is an example of Metcalf’s...

Techbuilt Open House

An open house will be held on Sunday, October 2 at 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM. Techbuilt homes are considered the best of the many prefab houses that were developed to help solve the post- WWII home shortage.  Created by Boston area architect Carl...

Ann Arbor Hills Walking Tour

On September 4th at 2:00 PM Grace Shackman will lead a walking tour in an area filled with Mid-Century-Modern gems, including houses by Metcalf, Osler, Brigham, Johe,  Muschenheim, Olencki and Albano.  Meet at Heatherway just south of Devonshire. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at...

Law Library Tour

On August 21st at 2 PM there will be a rare chance to see the University of Michigan Law School addition. Almost entirely underground, yet light and airy, Gunnar Birkert’s 1981 law library addition is an amazing feat.   The law school desperately needed more space for...

Nancy Marie Deromedi

We are deeply saddened to post that Nancy Deromedi, one of the founders of a2Modern, passed away at home on Oct 13 at age 52 after saying her good-byes to her loving family and close friends.  She had bravely waged a year-long fight with esophageal...