Becoming one with the great outdoors through a mindset inherent in postwar modern gardens

Hillside haven of 100 homes enjoys low-key living with big-time views

California's free-spirited artists of the mid-century found magical worlds on a troubled planet

One decade later: why haven't other Eichler neighborhoods joined the original two?

On the Homefront

Batten Down the Hatches!
With El Niño rains waiting in the wings, the time is now to tackle your outdoor projects
House of Questions
"To upgrade our Eichler's insulation, what is the smartest way to spend our money?"

Home Improvement

Clean As Can Be
12 helpful hints to turn your home's spring-cleaning into a thorough, easy project
Best of the Best: Kitchen Contest Winners
Our kitchen-remodel contest champs—two Palo Alto Eichlers in the winner's circle

Neighborhoods

Road to Bohemia
From Sausalito to Big Sur—California's free-spirited artists of the mid-century created magical worlds on a troubled planet
The Return of Vista Las Palmas - Palm Springs
Once the 'Beverly Hills of Palm Springs,' Vista Las Palmas makes its return decked in mid-century splendor

Lifestyle

Bay Area Reimagined
Stunning modern designs put a new face on the world we live in
The Box that Rocks
With its soaring sound and mesmerizing glow, nothing brings people together faster—even today—than a jukebox full of records