Sunday, April 24, 2011

Mad for Modern Home Tour Hits Charlotte

Mad for Modern, Historic Charlotte's Modern home tour is ready to go.  The route has been planned, the maps have been drawn and the homes are getting their final touches.  All that remains is YOU.  The last tour was held in 2009 when over 500 people showed up to get a glimpse at some of Charlotte's best examples of Mid-Century Modern Architecture.  This year Historic Charlotte has lined up another great tour that features both Mid-Century Modern and Modern Inspired homes.   

The tour takes place on Saturday, May 14th and runs from 10 am to 4 pm.  Tickets are $25 for non-members and are available at  or at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Design Within Reach or The Dunhill Hotel.  Members of Historic Charlotte only pay $20.
The Phillips Residence on Cavendish will be featured.

Some of the terrific modern homes are:
1412 Cavendish Court:  A Classic Mid-Century           Modern home that has been renovated with a contemporary slash.


2300 Cloister Drive:  The Solomon and Shirley Levine house one of The Cloisters premier examples of mid-century modern - also renovated.


2200 Cloister Drive: This home is a modern  remodel designed to fit into the landscape of The Cloisters.

Come out and take a look at all the modern homes on May 14th.

For information on Modern and Mid-Century Modern homes  for sale in Charlotte,  Click Here.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Pure Swank: Mid-Century Home Tour Charlotte

Mid-Century Modern Home on Cavendish in Charlotte
Modern Lovers Month hits Charlotte, NC

Starting next week there are a series of events happening all in honor of Historic Charlotte's 2011 Preservation Month.  Here's a brief list of the happenings:
  • Tuesday, April 19th  - Panel Discussion: Modernism At Risk: Panel discussion on the challenges and situations to the preservation of modern architecture. 
  • Saturday, May 7th & Sunday, May 8th - Guided Architectural Walking Tour of Uptown Charlotte: Tours will be at 10am & 11am on Saturday and 11am & 1pm on Sunday. Tours are led by UNC Charlotte School of Architecture students, begins at the Dunhill Hotel and ends at The Bechtler Museum of Art.
  • Saturday, May 14th - Mid-Century Modern Home Tour: This is the 2nd annual Mid-Century Modern Home Tour. A complete list of homes on the tour is soon to come.
Check out the site for more on Historic Charlotte's 2011 Preservation Month.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Stellar Location & Stunning Design! Myers Park Condo For Sale Has it All!

The modern lines, simplicity and the blending of the indoors and outdoors has stood the test of time and once again is the obsession of design enthusiasts and Queens Tower, especially this unit, are shining examples! -Shonn Ross, Savvy + Co.

The stellar location and modern style of this Myers Park condo make this home a design lovers dream. This Queens Tower condo has expansive Living and Dining Rooms, dream Kitchen, glowing parquet floors and large wall of windows.   Check out some of the photos of this stunning Mid-Century Modern condo for sale at 1300 Queens Road at Savvy + Co. Real Estate.    Queens Tower is currently up for consideration to be designated as a historic landmark for it's modern architecture.  If it given this status the residents will be able to receive a significant tax benefit.  

Myers Park is one of Charlotte’s most popular neighborhoods. Located just a mile from Uptown Charlotte, Myers Park's small town feel makes it so popular.