This article in the New York Times points out the Montgomery County is not alone in recognizing its heritage of modern architecture.
That bastion of Colonialism, New England loves its saltboxes but is moving to preserve, through easements, a legacy of modern residential architecture that includes work by Walter Gropius.
Montgomery Modern explores mid-century modern buildings and communities that reflect the optimistic spirit of the post-war era in Montgomery County, Maryland. From International Style office towers to Googie style stores and contemporary tract houses, Montgomery Modern celebrates the buildings, technology, and materials of the Atomic Age, from the late 1940s through the 1960s. A half century later, we now have perspective to appreciate these resources as a product of their time.