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Botch / Aaron Open House

On the afternoon of January 13th the Aarons, who soon intend to sell the Metcalf home known as the Botch House, will be holding an open house for our a2modern friends. Tickets may be purchased here. Architect Robert Metcalf’s 1958 presentation drawing lifted the Botch House...

Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette Park

Sold Out Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. When: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 Cost: $30/person, registration required Detroit’s Mies van der Rohe Historic District in Lafayette Park includes 186 cooperatively owned Town House and Court House units, three apartment towers, an elementary school, a retail district, and a 13-acre park known as...

Grace Shackman Article in the Observer

If you can grab a copy of the June edition of the Ann Arbor Observer, flip to page 47 and read Grace's article entitled "Midcentury Mail". Learn how Kelly MacArthur is using her graphic design skills to create unique mailboxes for midcentury modern homes in...

Klein Residence Open House

There will be an open house on Sunday, June 11th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 3087 Overridge Road in Ann Arbor Hills. Tickets can be purchase here. This beautiful home was designed by Edward Olencki in 1962 for the Engels and purchased by the...

Robert Metcalf’s Home is for Sale

The longtime home of architect Robert C. Metcalf at 1052 Arlington, in Arbor Hills, is now for sale. According to Gregory Saldana, Curator for a University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture Exhibit in 2010 that that celebrated Metcalf’s work: [caption id="attachment_22768" align="alignright" width="203"] Bob Metcalf building...