The Brick Institute of America has sold its nine-year-old headquarters at 1750 Old Meadow Rd., Tysons Corner, to Meadow Associates, headed by Paul Abrams, for $1.8 million. Barnes, Morris & Pardoe handled the transaction. The 28,000-square-foot masonry building will be expanded to 41,000 square feet and the Carey Winston firm will handle leasing. The Brick Institute, which has a staff of 22, will remain in the building as a tenant.

Nathaniel H. Rogg, former executive vice president of the National Assocaition of Home Builders, has been named by the U.S. League of Savings Associations to study urban displacement. He is to recommend ways to rehouse people evicted from rental housing that is being revitalized in many urban areas. It is estimated that 500,000 house-holds are affected annually by displacement. Rogg, himself a resident of the inner city here, plans to complete his report and recommendations within 10 months.

Robert J. Reid has been named president of the Home Owners Warranty Copr., which administers an insured home waranty program for buyers of new homes built by participating members of the National Association of Home Builders. Reid, now president of Charter American Insurance Co. in St. Louis, will replace Richard J. Canavan, who announced his plans to retire earlier this year.

Lawrence P. Goodwin has been elected president of the D.C. Builders Association. Other officers are Daniel R. O'Leary, George Holmes, Lisle T. Lipscomb and Frank Calcara.

CBI Fairmac Corp. and Fairmac Realty Copr. announced the election of J. D. Lee as president and chief executive of the companies.


The rehabilitation of the 77-year-old Lowa apartment house on Logan Circle, described in a story in this section last week, inadvertantly omitted the fact that Pual Devrouax & Associates was the architect for the rehabilitation. Another firm designed the new town houses being built on the site.