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Resources For Owners of Mid-Century Modern Buildings

The following is a courtesy list of vendors who have been recommended to our office by historic property owners in Montgomery County. We do not certify or endorse their services, nor do we discredit the work of any vendors not appearing on this list. If you have suggestions of additional professionals whose talents and reliability merit inclusion on this list, please contact us.


Slocomb windows – can provide fixed insulated panel without mullions, warranty


Flat roof coating: SureCoat seamless, warranty


Radiant heating:  Zmesh – Carderock Springs homeowner testimonial:a floor heating system that looks like screen that you roll out, staple in place and can install hardwood directly on top of (nailing right through the zmesh).  It’s an electrical system, so you don’t have to worry about expensive hydro controls systems, leaks or finesse in the installation process.  Very inexpensive to operate.”

Restoration – Architectural Elements

-Conservation Solutions, 8905 Ballard Lane, Clinton, MD 20735  conservation of mid-century architectural metals, concrete mosaic, and sculpture  INFO@CONSERVATIONSOLUTIONSINC.COM  866-843-1774

-Daniel Donnelly Modern Design offers on occasion mid-century building parts. Michael Shapiro notes that aluminum grillwork was salvaged from an Alexandria Giant slated for demolition.



Konst – modern cabinets and kitchen design, Bethesda


-Daniel Donnelly Modern Design, 1200 N. Henry Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-549-4672

New and Restoration of Vintage Furniture

-Modern Mobler, DC and Kensington.  New, restoration, design.



Thomas C. Jester, Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation

Theodore H. M. Prudon, Preservation of Modern Architecture, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2008


Michael Shapiro

email: 301-503-6171