Aug 1, 2018 - Things to Do

Look inside 7 of the coolest mid-century modern homes in SouthPark – tickets now on sale for 2018 Mad About Modern home tour

Mad About Modern Home Tour returns for its seventh year late next month.

On September 29, ticket holders will get to see inside seven of the city’s most impressive mid-century modern homes, all of which were built in the 1950s and 1960s and feature the style staples like clean lines and open floor plans.

Tickets go on sale today (August 1) and range in price from $20-$30. They can be purchased online through the Charlotte Museum of History.

All seven homes featured on the self-guided tour are located in SouthPark.

3800 Ayscough Road

Built: 1966
Specs: 3,100 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Features: Low-pitched roof, exposed beams, expansive glass, custom floating bookcase

3715 Carmel Acres Drive

Photos courtesy of Sterling E. Stevens Design Photo
Photos courtesy of Sterling E. Stevens Design Photo

Built: 1956
Specs:
3,200 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Features: Open floor plan, indoor/outdoor living, updated windows and skylights

2152 Cloister Drive

Built: 1955
Specs: 2,900 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
Features: Cantilevered front bedrooms, poured-in-place concrete fireplace, original wood paneling

3637 Pelham Lane

Built: 1955
Specs: 4,900 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths
Features: Fire and water theme, pool, two fireplaces, contrasting use of glass, metal and wood

3116 Pendleton Avenue

Built: 1958
Specs: 2,750 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Features: L-shaped ranch, angular details, window wall

6366 Sharon Hills Road

Built: 1968
Specs: 2,998 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Features: Cantilevered deck, asymmetrical profile, won a 1970 American Institute of Architects Merit Award and was featured in the 1974 Architectural Record magazine

2130 Valencia Terrace

Built: 1965
Specs: 3,200 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Features: Horizontal windows, overhanging eaves, original light fixtures

The Mad About Modern Home Tour will take place this September 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will be available August 1 and can be bought online. Keep up with the tour on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Photos by Dustin Peck.

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