Search for Modern Homes- 360º Modern is the premier Pacific Northwest consortium of real estate brokers specializing in the buying and selling of modern homes.
Mercer Island is a bedroom community located east of Seattle along the 1-90 bridge. For an Eastside community it has one of the highest concentrations of Classic Modern homes in the area and like West Bellevue, is home to some beautiful examples of custom Mid-Century Moderns built by the fathers of Northwest Modern architecture- Paul Hayden Kirk, Ralph Anderson, Wendell Lovett, Roland Terry, and Russell Burton to name a few.
Although Mercer Island is made up of mostly single-family residences, it has a busy, yet small downtown area on the northern end of the island. It is here you will find retail shopping, restaurants and several new condominium projects, including the Mithun designed Island Square.
If one is looking for Contemporary Modern, some of the foremost architects of today have built around the island. With a large inventory of waterfront and view property, Mercer Island has some of the highest priced real estate on the Eastside, but with that high price tag comes beauty, innovation and an integration with wooded and hilly terrain of the island.
February 16th, 2012
As one of the Eastside agents for 360 Modern I am often in the position of trying to explain to a buyer why there are no new Modern homes in their price range. And Green Modern? Forget it. Unless a buyer has a million plus to spend on something that was custom-built, there is often nothing to show them and more often than …
August 11th, 2011
East Seattle Mercer Island residents have the best of both worlds. On the one hand, Islanders enjoy a picturesque existence. They live in a lushly forested environment, surrounded by the freshwater "moat" of Lake Washington. On the other hand, they also enjoy the sophistication and convenience that comes with being …