Unconventional and Ultra-Modern Real Estate
Modern doesn’t fit inside a box.
While sometimes a modern home is box-like, (or a series of boxes), modern can be round, triangular or even incorporate wave patterns.
All one-of-a-kind, all contemporary, here are modern homes across the U.S.
Modern Home on the Range
5550 McKinley St, Omaha NE
For sale: $995,000
1287 W 54th St, Cleveland OH
For sale: $1.25 million
This modern home is one of three units making up the King’s Hill residences in Cleveland. This monolithic home, the C-House, is nestled into the hillside on a nearly quarter-acre lot. Measuring 3,782 square feet, the home has 3 bedrooms and 4 baths.
10 Barkers Creek Ln, Rabun Gap GA
For sale: $1.55 million
Soaring ceilings and glass walls blend the modern structure of this 3-bed home with its surroundings. Situated on 21 acres near national forests, the award-winning retreat is two hours from Atlanta and an hour and a half from Asheville, NC.
Like Father, Like Son
1370 Morada Pl, Altadena CA
For sale: $998,000
Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. followed in his father’s remarkable footsteps, designing homes to infuse and blend in with natural surroundings — but at a more affordable scale. This Altadena home was built in 1950 and has 2 bedrooms and 1 bath.
6353 W Sweetwater Dr, Tucson AZ
For sale: $895,000
Three separate structures sitting among sage brush and desert rock make up an acclaimed home located outside Tucson. Each box is a different size and has a different purpose and view: One box is the living room, and its window faces east. The bedroom box faces south, and the office and guest box faces west.
315 Goat Hill Rd, Lambertville NJ
For sale: $1.1 million
A striking conoid roof seems to float above this mid-century modern located in Lambertville. Built in 1960 as the personal residence of architect Jules Gregory, the home was recently updated while maintaining the feeling of the original era.
Max Levy Modern
5423 Bent Tree Dr, Dallas TX
For sale: $1.525 million
Architect Max Levy is well-known in his native Dallas, where he designed this home, coined “Sunlit House” for its light-filled open spaces. The 3,963-square-foot home surrounds an inner grassy courtyard and other outdoor living spaces.
On the Edge
236 Mooney Ln, Orcas Island WA
For sale: $2.895 million
Sometimes a modern idea is in the placement of the home. This Orcas Island residence is set over the side of a cliff with spectacular views of the surrounding Puget Sound. The design allows the home to cantilever 28 feet out on both wings of the home.
204 Sunrise Ln, Philadelphia PA
For sale: $1.1 million
Philadelphia architect Louis Kahn was a significant figure in modern architecture in the 20th century. This home was designed by Kahn in 1961 and commands a three-quarter-acre lot in Philly’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood.