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Anybody who wants to know more about the midcentury modern homes of New Canaan and the Harvard Five should read: "Midcentury houses today" by Michael Biondo.

The most amazing part is that this little enclave of midcentury modern homes in New Canaan is surrounded by towns (excluding Westport) that are still very much rooted in the colonial style.

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It the best place to live.
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Cara Beatman

These famous New Canaan homes are what drew us out here looking for one ourselves. We were lucky to stumble upon a forgotten gem of overlooked Mid Century Modern homes in West Norwalk- a stone's throw from the New Canaan border- hidden in the woods. We take great pride in owning and maintaining such a treasure, as do our neighbors.

One of our neighbors, Roland Reciuga of Craftworks Construction is an expert contractor who has carefully maintained & restored our home as well as most of the Mid Century Modern homes in our area.

We were lucky enough to have met and hosted John Black Lee at our home in 2014 to discuss our home's integrity and our neighborhood's place in that important architectural movement. I wrote about that visit & have several photos posted here on my blog: Sunnyside Sis. We were saddened to hear of John's passing this past April, he was indeed a brilliant architect.

our MCM home happily tucked away from the New Canaan spotlight


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