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Elkins Park midcentury modern asks $425K after top to bottom restoration

It also sits among good company: Louis Kahn’s Oser House, his earliest residential commission that was designed in 1940, is just down the street.

Anne Tyng’s delightful Fitler Square home is for sale

The geometric delight is asking $675,000 and features three bedrooms, two baths, and all of the geometric patterns and details one would expect from the visionary architect and partner of Louis Kahn.

Midcentury modern home hides on the Main Line, asks $595K

The three-bedroom home was designed by modern Charles Frederick Wise with George Nakashima touches.

Take a rare tour of the Margaret Esherick and Vanna Venturi houses

A special September 23 event will let you wine and dine in these two architectural masterpieces.

Malvern midcentury modern on three acres asks $719K

The four-bedroom home has been well-maintained since 1968 when it was first built.

Inside Penn’s $80M renovation of Eero Saarinen’s Hill College House

The midcentury modern dormitory reopens after undergoing a 15-month renovation.

Health Center No. 1 nominated for historic designation while development awaits

The nomination argues that it’s an "architectural art piece" that should be added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

Villanova midcentury modern with a pool asks $649K

From astro turf to sunken sitting areas, looks like not much has changed since the home was built in 1969.

Freeman’s to auction off midcentury modern furniture for every budget

Everything from Eero Saarinen chairs to Florence Knoll sofas will be up for bid at discounted rates.

RFQ issued for midcentury modern health center on Broad Street

The PIDC has issued an RFQ for the site at Broad and Lombard streets, which has potential for a mixed-use development.

Malcolm Wells-designed home in Cherry Hill seeks $619K

The midcentury modern architect led the "earth-sheltered environments" movement, in which homes were built partially underground.

Thomas Jefferson University buys Richard Neutra’s Hassrick Residence for $1.9M

The combined universities will use it as a place for visiting faculty and possibly as a learning space.

Vincent Kling’s Smith House in Gladwyne wins national modernism award

The midcentury modern was recognized for its recent restoration

5 midcentury modern homes near Philly you can buy right now

The Philadelphia region is often overlooked for its midcentury modern architecture. But all one has to do is dig a little deeper and realize that there are plenty of these gorgeous homes dotting the landscape. Here are five that are for sale.

Colorful 1950s time capsule in Elkins Park asks $335K

The four-bedroom, four-bath home boasts pink cabinetry, yellow wallpaper, and so much more.

Richard Neutra’s Pitcairn house now $100K cheaper

The iconic midcentury modern home in Huntingdon Valley is now down to $2.8 million.

Exclusive: See inside modernist Gunter Buchholz's Chestnut Hill home before it lists

The midcentury modern sits on the same block as Louis Kahn- and Venturi-designed homes and will list for $950,000.

Midcentury modern in Newtown Square has its own waterfall, asks $775K

The 3,597-square-foot home was designed by none other than Robert McElroy and hides away in the woods of Radnor Township.

Richard Neutra’s iconic Hassrick Residence in East Falls lists for $2.195M

The iconic midcentury modern home sits against Fairmount Park and has hit the market after undergoing a top-to-bottom restoration.

Modern Washington Square West home by Louis Sauer asks $765K

The 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home is highlighted by big windows and multiple outdoor spaces.

Midcentury modern fixer-upper in Gladwyne wants $399K

The 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home was built in 1958 and has seen better days. But with a little imagination and a lot of elbow grease, it could be beautiful again.

Penn’s Eero Saarinen-designed dorm to re-open in August

The modernist dormitory, originally women’s only, has been under construction for months now as it undergoes a $80 million renovation.

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The top 10 midcentury modern homes in and around Philly

A local expert on modern architecture in the Philadelphia region highlights the top 10 best examples of midcentury modern residences found in the area, from Louis Kahn's Genel Residence to Richard Neutra's impeccable Hasserick home in East Falls.

Main Line midcentury modern by Robert McElroy asks $695K

The 6-bedroom midcentury modern in Wayne is as lovely as the other homes designed by the local architect in the seventies.

Midcentury modern rowhome in Washington Sq. West asks $598K

The 3-bedroom home isn’t your average Philly rowhome. The midcentury modern flair and unique layout makes it a rarity in the neighborhood.

Richard Neutra’s Pitcairn House is back on the market for $2.9M

Although in August we reported that Richard Neutra’s Pitcairn House was finally pending sale, the midcentury modern has been re-listed. The 5-bedroom, 1-bath home first listed in 2014 for $6 million.

Robert McElroy midcentury modern hides away in Kennett Square, asks $650K

If the home looks familiar to the midcentury modern homes scattered throughout Penn Valley, that’s because it was also designed by architect Robert McElroy. The 4-bedroom, 3-bath midcentury modern in Kennett Square has just hit the market.

Robert McElroy midcentury modern gets $15K pricechop

A secluded midcentury modern in Penn Valley that was designed by architect Robert McElroy is now slightly cheaper after undergoing its second price cut since hitting the market earlier this summer.

Main Line midcentury modern by Robert McElroy seeks $599K

On our constant quest to find all of the midcentury moderns hidden in the Philly ‘burbs, we stumbled upon yet another Robert McElroy-designed stunner in Bryn Mawr. There's just one problem.

The Pitcairn House by Richard Neutra is finally pending sale

After more than two years on the market and $3 million in price chops, the legendary Pitcairn House in Huntington Valley designed by architect Richard Neutra is finally pending sale.

Conshohocken midcentury modern with ties to Robert McElroy lists for $820K

Another midcentury modern home just outside of Philly is on the market and has ties to Robert McElroy, a local architect responsible for a number of modern homes built in the ‘burbs.

Looking back at the midcentury modern interiors of the SS United States

The interiors of the SS United States ship were just as impressive as its engineering feats. Check out these photos of the midcentury modern interiors from the 1950s, courtesy of the Library of CongressC

Midcentury Modern near old Barnes museum asks $1.5M

The Philly burbs are dotted with midcentury modern homes like this one in Penn Valley and another in on the Main Line. Here’s another one designed by a local architect in the early 1950s and sits right across the former Barnes residence in Merion.

Why won't this midcentury modern gem sell?

This stone-clad midcentury modern home set on two acres just can’t seem to find a buyer. When it first listed in 2014, it had an asking price of $925,000. This week it just got another $45,000 pricechop.

Robert McElroy Midcentury Modern Gem Seeks $699K

Another Robert McElroy-designed home, tucked away in a woodsy suburb of Philly, has just listed for the first time in 14 years. Take a tour of the midcentury modern.

ROOST Rittenhouse: First Look at the Mid-Century Hotel

Kenney Inauguration; PA Mid-Century Modern Buildings; Dranoff Hotel Update

Gorgeous Midcentury Modern Gets Another $24K Price Cut

This Midcentury Modern Abode Comes With an Orchid Room