Mod Living: Homage to Mid-Century Modern Real Estate

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Mod Living: Homage to Mid-Century Modern Real Estate

545 Circle Drive Denver, CO

Infiltrating our airwaves with hit shows like Mad Men, to the inspired mid-century haute couture fashions as seen on runways in recent years, it seems there is no creative space untouched by the Mid-Century Modern design aesthetic – a style that arguably spans three decades, from the early 1940s to late 60s.

Like most design trends, architects and interior designers look to fashion, history, and pop culture to find a symbiotic relationship between color, form, and function. Thus, it is no surprise that the Mid-Century Modern movement has contributed to an insurgence of “mod living.”

545 Circle Drive Denver, CO

A style eloquently described by Denver Vintage Clothes Dealer, Tarosa Jacobs-McDermott in a recent article entitled “Modern is a Feeling” – the Denver Modernism Show vendor states “When a 56 Pontiac or an atomic ranch would catch my eye – sure, I can see the ‘modernity’ of the item’s design and see how it fit with what would be considered the ‘modern era’ but, more than anything, what I know is what the lines of those items make me feel – that while I may be looking at a home or an item that is over 50 years old, I still feel as though I am gazing into the future.”

As a top interior design trend this fall, the homes featured here speak to such feelings associated with the organic and futuristic vibe that has made Mid-Century Modern architecture wildly popular over the last decade.

545 Circle Drive Denver, CO 80206 United States $4,195,000 USD

This 1942 Mid-Century Modern home optimizes the simplistic and purposeful design of its original architect, Burnham Hoyt. Updated today by two of Denver’s finest contemporary architects, the 5 bedroom, 7 bath enclave features glass and steel finishes, clean lines, and a stunning air of modernity, celebrating the iconic style.

165 Green Rock Drive Boulder, CO 80302 United States $6,500,000 USD 

Attainable for the first time in nearly thirty years, Charles Haertling’s masterpiece, the Menkick House (1970) is a stunning work of art with nature as its canvas. A seamless blend of natural elements mingles with contemporary trends. The award-winning architect himself explained the purpose of the structure’s horizontal lines, which are meant to give prominence to the rock formations surrounding the home. A notable feature – you can see Mt Sanitas, the Flatirons, and Red Rock all from confines of the Master Suite.

12 Village Road Englewood, CO 80113 United States $2,500,000 USD

Mimicking the polish of Mid-Century Modern style, this contemporary property brings the outdoors in with floor to ceiling windows and vibrant greenery. Complete with geometric angles and wide-open spaces, this home awaits a mod lover’s touch.


4750 E. Belleview Ave. Greenwood Village,CO 80121 United States $1,470,000 USD

Elaborate curves, and an uncomplicated layout make this property a modern gem. Ample space for artwork gives way for a collector’s eye. Unique window placements allow for plenty of sunshine and mountain views. Stainless steel kitchen and custom fixtures present a mod allure.

Interested in viewing these homes or similar Mid-Century Modern architecture? Intriguing homes define one’s essence. Find your essence of extraordinary at Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty.

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