With the help of Docomomo PHL, here's a starting list of the most iconic modern buildings in the city, from the PSFS building to the Moore College of Art & Design.
Complete with waterfall
It has four beds and four baths
Mirrored walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, and so much more
Philly photographer Mark Havens spent 10 years documenting retro motels in the New Jersey shore town before they met the wrecking ball.
There are several modern touches in this four-bed, three-bath home.
The architects and structures that shaped the 20th-century style—and the fate of their legacy.
Windows and wood paneling throughout
It has giant, floor-to-ceiling panes of glass
The 5-bedroom home was built in 1982, but a slew of recent upgrades—a pool, spa, and new finishes—make sure the property doesn’t look dated.
It’s a two-bed spot with tons of interesting details
Weise was a prolific modern Philly architect
A peek inside the apartment building
It has a number of modern elements
The four-bed place has many midcentury design elements.
It offers a three-sided fireplace and wall-to-wall windows.
The ranch-style home was designed by Robert Bishop, who studied under Wright, and worked on his Broadacre design.
It has wood paneling, sharp lines, and oversized windows that embrace the greenery outside.
The home has a large stone fireplace, plenty of windows, and four bedrooms.
The five-bed home is tucked into the hill
Design elements galore
It’s a one-bed with a soaking tub
The home was designed by Samuel Sloan
A midcentury modern in Media that dates back to 1955 has ties to a modernist architect has hit the market, asking $525,000.
A boxy midcentury modern home in West Mt. Airy that was designed by local architect Harry Sternfeld has come to the market, asking $825,000.
Built in 1950, the home sits on a small hill, with a two-car garage built into the landscape. Clocking in at 4,720 square feet and featuring five bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, there’s room to spare in this modern home.
From Anne Tyng’s Fitler Square home to a restored Elkins Park gem, these midcentury modern homes currently for sale.