Leland Little Auctions To Host September’s “Thirst4Architecture”

Leland Little Auction and Estate Sales in Historic Hillsborough will host September’s Thirst4Architecture (T4A) happy hour with North Carolina Modernist Houses on ThursdaySeptember 9, from 6-8 p.m.

Free and open to the public, the event will be held inside one of the largest ll-4estate auction houses in North Carolina, where T4A guests will be able to preview Leland Little’s huge fall auction.

Emilie Huin, broker/owner of Triangle Modern Homes Real Estate LLC, a specialist in Modernist real estate throughout the Triangle, is the 2015 T4A series sponsor.

According to NCMH Executive Director George Smart, “T4A offers architects, artists, building managers, contractors, engineers, furniture dealers, realtors, and anyone else interested in Modernist residential design” the opportunity to connect and create strategic alliances in a casual fun environment.” As the host business, Leland Little will provide refreshments. NCMH will provide door prizes.

Located at 620 Cornerstone Court in Hillsborough, Leland Little Auctions specializes in 20th century art and design, Asian art, fine wine, collectible cars, silver, fine art, luxury accessories, fine handbags, Southern antiques, fine jewelry, pottery, porcelain and coins.  Bidders from across the world are expected to register for the fall auction.  For more information, visit www.LelandLittle.com or call 919.644.1243.

For more information on NCMH and the Thirst4Architecture events, go to www.ncmodernist.org and click on “T4A Happy Hrs” under Events.



Leland Little Auction Gallery To Host “Thirst4Architecture” Happy Hour

The first 2013 T4A networking event sponsored by Triangle Modernist Houses

February 14, 2013 (Hillsborough, NC) — Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd., a premier North Carolina auction gallery in Hillsborough NC, will host Triangle Modernist Houses’ (TMH) popular “Thirst4Architecture” happy hour event on Thursday, March 14, from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

This will be the first of the 2013 spring/summer TMH Thirst4Architecture events, which serve as networking opportunities for anyone interested in architecture and design, including architects and designers. The host business or organization provides refreshments.

“We welcome Modernist homeowners, architects, artists, designers, realtors, engineers, contractors, property investors, building managers, Modernist homeowners, materials and furniture dealers, and anyone else with a huge crush on great architecture,” said TMH founder and director George Smart. “T4A events focus on building relationships, generating passion about good design, creating strategic alliances, and connecting people to each other.”

This will also be the first time Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales (LLAES, Ltd.) has hosted a T4A event.

“We aim to introduce our auctions to local and regional Modernist aficionados and collectors,” said Leland Little, auctioneer and founder. “We applaud what Mr. Smart has developed with TMH — an effective and energetic group of Modernist supporters — and we appreciate the opportunity to serve this cause by opening our gallery doors wide for the first T4A event of 2013.”

The LLAES, Ltd. auction gallery is located at 620 Cornerstone Ct, Hillsborough, NC 27278 (919-644-1243). For directions and more information, visit www.llauctions.com.

Triangle Modernist Houses is an award-winning, non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving and promoting Modernist residential design from the 1950s to today. Future T4A events will be held at BuildSense in Durham (April 18), in situ studio in Raleigh (May 16), Byrd Tile in Raleigh (June 20), the AIA NC Center for Architecture & Design in Raleigh (July 18), and TRIG Modern in Raleigh (August 15). For more information on TMH and the T4A events, visit www.trianglemodernisthouses.com.

About Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.:

LLAES, Ltd. specializes in consigning and auctioning estates and collections including, but not limited to, mid-century modern design, furniture, fine wine, collectible cars, militaria, silver, fine art, Asian art, pottery, porcelain, and jewelry. Our fine offerings represent various styles, cultures, and histories.