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San Francisco Bay Area Modernist should not miss the “Birth of Cool” show which is currently being held at the Oakland Museum of California.           This Bay Area event is a must see for those fans of everything mid-century modern!  

Whether you have a passion for mid-century designs by Ray & Charles Eames, Verner Panton, Harry Bertoia, Hans Wegner, or are a fan of residential architecture by the likes of Richard Neutra, Claude Oakland, A. Quincy Jones, Pierre Koenig, Craig Ellwood, Warren Callister, and Raphael Soriano, you should not miss this Bay Area event which will be open to the public for the next 4 months.

Birth of Cool Show in Oakland,  CA

This special event featuring the best of mid-century modern art, architecture , design, and…
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924 Greenhill Road, Mill Valley home for sale by marin modern real estate
We are pleased to present our latest mid-century modern listing in Marin County! Built in 1949,  this wonderful single-family home has a number of tasteful updates that make this conveniently located (yet private) Mill Valley home a must-see for Marin home buyers!

924 Greenhill Road, Mill Valley

Fabulous 3 Bedroom / 1 Bath home located on a very private, sunny, and flat lot on Homestead Ridge.    Manicured lush gardens surround this Mill Valley home which features the best of indoor-outdoor living.    

Spacious, open floorplan makes this updated mid-century modern home ideal for entertaining. Large deck off of living room has hot tub & partial view of Mt. Tamalpias & Horse Hill. Huge garden, 2nd patio & pond. Large garage with bonus storage

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Mill Valley home buyers should mark their calendars for this Sunday (4/27) since we will be hosting the first open house for our new listing at 144 Richardson Drive in Mill Valley! (MLS # 20812542)

Contemporary Mill Valley Home

Light-filled 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom home with an open and spacious floor plan.   Beautiful hardwood floors, updated bathrooms, and a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

Gracious outdoor living featuring a huge yard with beautiful landscaping, 2 decks, and Endless Pool®.   Very private and serene space for both relaxing and entertaining.  
Peek-a-boo views of the Bay and San Francisco.

Centrally Located Mill Valley Property

Located in the desirable Strawberry Point neighborhood of Mill Valley, this home

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Kudos to GoSolarMarin and a small idea that blossomed into something big.  GoSolarMarin, the brainchild of San Rafael resident Lisa Max, began as one family’s desire to find an affordable source of solar power and has become a successful grassroots movement bringing a countywide discount for solar power to Marin County. A lot of effort went in to the program, with the final result being that participating Marin residents are able to purchase solar power at $7.94 as opposed to the $9.32 previously available to the general public.

The initial phase of the enterprise is coming to an energy-saving end with more than 100 photovoltaic systems scheduled for installation here in Marin, which translates to an environmental impact of removing over 300 tons of…
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Don't miss out on our  new listing in Mill Valley that will be hitting the market within the next several days.    Listed by Renee Adelmann of Marin Modern Real Estate, this very special property in the Strawberry Neighborhood will be the perfect fit for anyone looking for a charming and conveniently located home in one of Marin's most desirable areas.

144 Richardson Dr, Mill Valley, CA

Situated on a very spacious and level lot, 144 Richardson Drive offers the best of both indoor and outdoor living.        The well thought out interior features an open floor plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.    Other features include an updated kitchen, updated bathrooms,  recently refinished hardwood floors, and amazing views. 

The exterior is the icing on the

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Farmer’s Markets are part of the Marin lifestyle, being a weekly – or biweekly – destination for many Marin residents.  The newest market to join the lineup will be a Thursday evening Farmer’s Market in Ross Common. The new market will be Marin’s ninth Farmer’s Market – but a first for Ross, California.  This weekly event will be one of the smallest in Marin, but will be a welcome addition to the community.

The Ross Farmer’s Market will run on Thursday evenings, 4 to 8 p.m., June through September – beginning after Ross School goes on summer break to ease traffic problems. Initially about a dozen vendors will be selling fruits and vegetables.  Possibly other food related items, such as olive oils and condiments will be added, along with prepared foods

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Is that old computer, monitor, fax machine, copier, VCR or telephone system taking up too much space?    Are you looking for a safe and convenient way to dispose of your old electronic waste in Marin County, California?

If so, look no further than the upcoming E-Waste Recycling Event in Marin.      The Marin Sustainability Team is sponsoring this special event which will enable you to safely dispose of your E-waste which is no longer accept at the landfill.    All e-waste items (both broken and unbroken!) are welcome and there is no limit to the number of e-waste items you can recycle.

Free recycling is offered for the following items:
VCR's Cell Phones Telephones
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The notion of building your Marin County dream house has become more interesting thanks to a website that delivers traditional home design in a high tech way.  While purchasing stock house plans is an idea that has been around for a long time, and thousands of plans are available on the Internet, a local business operating out of Novato intrigues me. offers blueprints representing just about every architectural style, but what is really exciting are the modern home plans being offered for sale. These sleek new designs are in the spirit of mid-century modern homes by architects and builders such as Cliff May, Joseph Eichler, and William Wurster.  The updated layouts offered on incorporate mid-century design with

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We have a new listing that will be hitting the market this week which is a must-see for anyone looking for an extremely spacious (2,728 sq ft),  contemporary single-family home with views in San Rafael.

1 Laurel Glen Terrace - San Rafael

Built in 1992, this light-enveloped home has an open and airy floorplan which includes 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and gorgeous views of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Marin Civic Center as well as the surrounding hills.   

Priced at  $1,065,000, the first open house for 1 Laurel Glen Terrace will be held Sunday, March 30th from 1-4pm.   

If you would like to obtain additional information regarding this property now, contact the listing agent, Renee Adelmann of Marin Modern Real Estate, at 415-342-4537.

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I recently came across a wonderful resource that I would like to share with my friends and clients.  TerraMarin is a handsome new magazine – born and bred right here in Marin County and dedicated to all things green.  The magazine is a work of art; a beautifully presented, well thought-out resource for sustainability – full of interesting articles, useful information, and stunning photography.  What I appreciate most about TerraMarin, however, is the positive approach it takes to dealing with the global issues facing our environment.  TerraMarin empowers the reader by offering tips and resources for solutions that are well within our reach, as a community and as individuals.

TerraMarin is a quarterly publication and is currently being offered free of…
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