Arthur Cogswell, FAIA (1930-2010), left a legacy of mid-20th-century houses in North Carolina that are still valued today. This award-winning 1969 Modernist house is considered one of his most inspired residential designs. It was one of the first homes in the state to be built around a courtyard pool.
To preserve their family home, Cogswell’s daughters, Elizabeth and Amanda, have partnered with architect Phil Szostak, FAIA, of Szostak Design and Modernist real estate specialist Emilie Huin for a partial renovation. The new owner can then complete the renovation with confidence.
Elizabeth and Amanda will be on hand during the tour, along with Szostak and Huin, to answer questions. The house will be officially listed for sale in early August.
Cogswell’s career exemplified former NC State University School of Design Dean Henry Kamphoefner’
Advance discount tickets for the general public are $5.95 (available at http://www.ncmodernist.org/
For more details about the tour and directions to the house, go to http://www.ncmodernist.org/
About North Carolina Modernist Houses:
North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) is an award-winning, 501C3 nonprofit organization established in 2007 and dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting Modernist residential design. The website is now the largest open digital archive for Modernist residential design in America. NCMH also hosts popular architecture events every month and frequent home tours, giving the public access to the most exciting residential architecture, past and present. These tours and events raise awareness and help preserve these "livable works of art" for future generations. For more information: