pre spring update

by Feb 14, 2011ModMarket0 comments


the rissover family, sittin’ around the dining room and dreaming of springHello everyone!  Just wanted to take a little time to share a few things with our fans/clients/readers.  We have made some changes to the website recently and we want everyone to be aware of some of the new features:

  • A direct link to our facebook page is to the right.  Please click on the ‘like’ button for timely updates and interactive modern threads!  The facebook page ( ) is a great way to share photos and modern  news & ideas with the rest of the modern community, so post away!
  • We have also started tweeting as an easy way to put fresh, current content both on the website (to the right) and on Twitter if you have an account.  Follow us @cincymod .
  • We added ‘in the news’ links to (on the left side navigation column) to post our modern publicity.  Check it out!  There is a link to a photo spread of our house and family from the new issue of BEST Magazine.
  • Also new are links to NKY listings both on our Midcentury Listings page and a general MLS search.  If anyone knows of any interesting listings that should be added to our links, please let us know!

As we all wait for the SPRING market to bring new listings, here is an overview of some interesting homes currently on the market that may have been overlooked (click on images for listing info):

  • Ben Dombar MCM in North Avondale.  This home has been on the market for nearly a year, and has been reduced to a more reasonable price of $169,900.  It needs a modern person with vision and energy to bring out this diamond in the rough, but it has lots of possibilities.  According to architectural historian Beth Sullebarger, it was designed by Dombar for Estelle and Dr. Jerome Berman and built in 1951.  Estelle was the first woman chair of the Cincinnati City Planning Commission. It is a great opportunity for a first time buyer looking for an urban neighborhood to own a Dombar!
  • Our Art Moderne concrete house in Kenwood is still available.  At $118,900 is a fabulous first time buyer home and best of all, everything is done.  Just move right in!

  • There are several Lustron homes in the area – and one on the market – in Middletown and listed at the bargain price of $35,000.  That translates to a principal and interest payment of $172 per month! Although there are no interior pics online, it looks pretty original with the original windows still intact.   Check out the history of these unique mass produced midcentury Lustron Homes here. 

Not all listings featured here are our listings, but as always, let us know if you would like to see any of these homes or any of the homes on our website or if you want us to be on the lookout for something specific for you.  We’re here to serve the modern community!


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