2008 NCModernist Events

October 2008

The DWELL NextHouse Tour

This is a 5000-square foot home on 13 acres on a gated, private road in Hillsborough NC. It has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a large kitchen/dining/living area, adjoining decks on the main level, a family room and an office. It includes a secret loft above the Master Bedroom, a special screened deck off of the main level living room, large windows that show off the beautiful woods, green elements, and cutting-edge design. Jay Williams of Empyrean was on hand to answer questions about the house, built in 2007. Thanks to volunteers Dennis and Sharon Glazener, Sally McCormick, Tim Stratton, Eleanor Stell, and Jean and Ron Cole. The architect was  Joel Turkel. Over 200 people attended. Dennis Glazener took the photos below. 

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July 2008
The McCowan Residence Tour

Four years in the making. The award-winning McCowan Residence in Durham is one of the largest and best examples of modern design in the Triangle.  Never before available on a public tour, this house is four bedrooms, 6456 square feet, four full bathrooms, and two half baths. Two principals involved in its design and construction, Vinny Petrarca and Charles Holden, were there to answer questions. Over 150 attended.

Rusty Long attended and took 60 photos, here. Dennis Glazener took the photos below. Thanks to both for capturing the moments. Thanks to sponsors Tonic Design and Construction and Oxide Design and Construction. Thanks to TMH Volunteers Dennis and Sharon Glazener, Sally McCormick, Tim Stratton, Eleanor Stell, and Jean and Ron Cole. Read more about the house here.

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May 2008
The Rugby Road Moderns, Durham

Our first public tour! Over 250 attended.

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TMH Founder George Smart at registration

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 The Monica Hunter House, 3312 Rugby Road, architect Bill Waddell

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 3443 Rugby Road, by architect Brian Shawcroft, right photo with Derek Mangum

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3429 Rugby Road, by architect Robert Carr