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June Mod of the Month Houston Mod invites you to join us this Sunday, June 24, 2018 for a Mod of the Month open house event from 2 - 4 PM. Help us find a new preservation-minded owner for this vintage modern house located in Houston’s Woodshire neighborhood, located about seven miles southwest of downtown. Thanks to Houston MODern Market for sponsoring this FREE event. 4106 Mischire Drive, Woodshire, Houston, Texas 77025 HAR Link | Google Map Attention to detail - this nifty 1956 mod has had a lot resulting in an inspiring neighborhood asset. Sought-after vintage design elements like cut stone walls, planter box and poured terrazzo floors were preserved while other systems were renewed. Also note the awesome curved serving bar in the den with corresponding curved upper cabinet complete with textured glass panels. The neighborhood contains a number of attractive vintage houses, several featured as past Mod of the Months. Two additional houses deserving attention: 12507 Winding Brook Lane, Houston, Texas, 77024 7722 Braeburn Valley Drive, Houston, Texas 77074 If you have more information about these houses, architects, or others in the area please inform Houston Mod so we can include it in our Modern Houston Index on our soon to premier all new website. We hope you will join us at Mod of the Month! News & Updates The Mod Squad will be on hand at Sunday's event to assist with membership and publication purchases. Our newest publication, Constructing Houston's Future: The Architecture of Arthur Evans Jones by Ben Koush, is now available. The next book talk and signing event with the author will be at Brazos Bookstore, on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm. More details to follow closer to the event date.
March Mod of the Month Houston Mod invites you to join us this Sunday, March 1, 2015 for a Mod of the Month open house event from 2 - 4 PM. Three vintage modern style houses from the 1960's and 1970's are featured. They are located about five and ten miles southwest of downtown Houston. All are in need of new preservation-minded owners. Thanks to Houston MODern Market for sponsoring this FREE event. 4919 Heatherglen Drive, Meyerland, Houston, Texas 77096 Alan Finger commissioned architect Arthur Steinberg to design this house for his young family in 1959. By 1961 it was complete and the family moved in as Hurricane Carla approached. In 1974, Finger had architect David Foster enlarge the house by adding more living area and a new master bedroom suite. Today that configuration remains providing high ceilings and abundant glass walls viewing the back terrace and swimming pool. HAR Link 5123 S. Braeswood Boulevard, Meyerland, Houston, Texas 77096 Al Fairfield custom designed and built this spacious one owner modern house in 1964, situated on a large lot on South Braeswood Boulevard. Fairfield was a life-long friend of architect William Floyd and built many houses in the Memorial area of Houston including residences for Floyd and two for architect Bill Caudill. The house has impressive living areas overlooking a large swimming pool and patios. HAR Link 3006 Suffolk Drive, Lynn Park, Houston, Texas 77027 This flat-roofed modern house, built in 1970, is being marketed for lot value only however the design seems to indicate it may be worthy of considering for restoration. The photos show a handsome interior consisting of terrazzo floors and brick interior walls. It also has a swimming pool and convenient close-in location. The original floor plans are thought to be available. HAR Link Upcoming Events & Notices April is Modern Month in Houston and Texas! Join us to kick of the celebrations on Thursday, April 2nd from 6 to 8 PM for an After Work Reception at Internum 3303 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas, 77098. Internum is generously underwriting the event. Wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Support future Mod events by becoming a member of Houston Mod. Houston Mod is planning several members-only and members get-in-free events. If you need to check your membership status, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you Sunday at Mod of the Month!