Mid-Century Modern

Updated October 26, 2020

Can a house be both historic and modern? If it’s Mid-Century Modern, yes. Greensboro and Guilford County have a surprising variety mid-century classics, some designed by renowned architects like Edward Lowenstein and others from plan books, some costing millions of dollars and others affordable for first-time home buyers.

The authoritative source for information on Mid-Century Modern homes in North Carolina is North Carolina Modernist Houses.

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30 Kemp Road East

  • $1.9 million (originally $2.2 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 half-bathrooms, 6,645 square feet, 0.61 acre
  • Price/square foot: $286
  • Built in 2017
  • Listed October 29, 2019
  • Last sale: $370,000, July 2015 (lot only)
  • Neighborhood: Hamilton Lakes
  • Note: Designed by Adam Sebastian of STITCH Design Group and built by Gary Jobe
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1808 Worsham Place, Greensboro

  • $1.025 million (originally $1.175 million)
  • 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 7,225 square feet, 2.07 acres
  • Price/square foot: $142
  • Built in 1972
  • Listed April 23, 2020
  • Last sale: $13,650, May 1964
  • Neighborhood: New Irving Park
  • Note: The property includes a pool, guest house and gazebo.
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509 Mendenhall Road, Jamestown
contract pending August 4-20, 2020
contract pending September 6, 2020
no longer under contract September 16, 2020

  • $539,000
  • 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,842 square feet, 0.83 acre
  • Price/square foot: $111
  • Built in 1959
  • Listed May 14, 2020
  • Last sale: $206,500, July 2004
  • Note: Located on High Point Lake

3405 Wynnewood Drive
contract pending September 14, 2020

  • $399,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, 2,940 square feet, 0.51 acre
  • Price/square foot: $136
  • Built in 1982
  • Listed September 10, 2020
  • Last sale: $290, December 1987
  • Neighborhood: New Irving Park

3103 Canterbury Street
The John and Jane Caudle House
contract pending October 5, 2020

  • $168,900
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,075 square feet
  • Price/square foot: $157
  • Built in 1958
  • Listed October 3, 2020
  • Last sale: $115,000, May 2009
  • Neighborhood: Dellwood Park
  • Listing: “STRONGEST OFFERS BY 10/4 5PM.”
    • The backyard has a custom-built bench and garden shed.
    • John Caudle, the original owner with his wife, Jane, was a manager with Jefferson-Standard.