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Mid-Century Modern Homes That Shaped the Future of Architecture Design

Key Examples

Gropius House by Walter Gropius

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Photo: Magicpiano (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Lincoln, Massachusetts and built in 1938.

 

Lovell Beach House by Rudolph Schindler

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Photo: ikkoskinen (Lovell House, Newport Beach #3) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Newport Beach, California and built in 1926.

 

Eames House, Case Study House No. 8 by Charles Eames and Ray Eames

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Photo: Gunnar Klack (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Pacific Palisades, California and built in 1949.

 

Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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Photo: Victor Grigas (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Plano, Illinois and built in 1951.

 

Schröder House by Gerrit Rietveld

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Photo: Andreas 2309 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Utrecht, Netherlands and built in 1924.

 

Stahl House by Pierre Koenig

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Photo: Ovs at English Wikipedia (Own work by the original uploader) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in Los Angeles, California and built in 1960.

 

Glass House by Philip Johnson

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Photo: Staib (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located in New Canaan, Connecticut and built in 1949.

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Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.

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