Property Price Match: Modern Then vs. Modern Now
A sleek Mid-Century showcase squares off against a new home perfectly aligned to the needs of today’s buyers.
Photo courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence
It’s not hard to spot echoes of the classic Mid-Century Modern aesthetic — minimalist lines, flat planes, and walls of glass — in many of today’s new developments. Currently on the market, you can find the real deal or a place that nods to this bygone era while offering today’s coveted modern features.
11 Tallwoods Rd, Armonk
4 BR, 2 BA; 2,642 sq. ft.; 2.87 acres; $31,241 estimated taxes
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Buyers who want a home with significant architectural cachet will fall in love with this Mid-Century Modern privately nestled on nearly three acres of wooded property in Armonk. Designed by Arthur Witthoefft in 1957, restored in 2007, and listed on the State & National Registry of Historic Places, the home features Mid-Century hallmarks, like floor-to-ceiling glass, exposed steel, and white, iron-speckled glazed brick.
16 Rivers Edge Dr, #300, Tarrytown
2 BR, 2.1 BA; 1,984 sq. ft.; $20,845 estimated taxes
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For lovers of new construction, this Tarrytown end-unit condo, built in 2012, offers spacious rooms with dramatic, unobstructed Hudson River views — plus a killer waterfront balcony. The sleek design (metallic bathroom details, gleaming all-white kitchen) conveys an urban-chic vibe yet still feels homey and welcoming. “Modern,” then, is in the eye of the beholder.
Photos courtesy of Goldman Elite Properties