Mid-century modern gem designed by Harvard Five architect – The Advocate

A mid-century modern residence in New Canaan, designed by one of many legendary Harvard Five architects, is up on the market. 

Eliot Noyes' Brown Home, initially inbuilt 1950, is available on the market for $6.95 million.

Noyes was one of many famed mid-century modern architects who studied at Harvard and settled in New Canaan within the 1940s. Apart from his structure, Noyes additionally made a reputation for himself along with his industrial designs, together with the IBM Selectric Typewriter.

In keeping with TopTenRealEstateDeals.com, the unique one-stage Brown Home was bought by builder David Prutting in 1998, and remodeled with the assistance of architect Joeb Moore in 2003 to incorporate a second story, staying true to Noyes' imaginative and prescient. 

The 6,275 sq. foot residence has 5 bedrooms, six bogs, the unique pool home, and a renovated cabana now used as a visitor home.

"The decrease stage, within the Noyes spirit of nature and residential being one, nonetheless opens to the panorama by glass doorways and partitions," the web site stated."They stored the subtle method to creating areas purposeful for at the moment's residing and outlined the proportions of areas with expansive use of glass."

The present house owners additionally re-landscaped the two.eight acres surrounding the home which, based on TopTen, resulted in, "a peaceable, retreat-like setting." 

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Mid-century modern gem designed by Harvard Five architect - The Advocate