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

Condensation and Mold
As humidity levels rise, water problems occur—here are some causes and remedies for them
Cool, Cool Concrete
A blank canvas you can walk on...that's ultra-modern, eye-catching, low maintenance and energy efficient

Neighborhoods

Greater Sacramento Strengs: Valley of the Atriums
Who are the Streng brothers—and what's the story behind their fascinating modern homes?
Family Affair, Story Untold
Desert modern builders George and Bob Alexander found common ground through daring decisions and hard work

Lifestyle

Retro Living: Blasts from the Past
15 retrolicious ways to break through the time warp and relive the mid-century today
Silly in Pink
Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, the pink flamingo lawn ornament has brought joy to millions ever since the first flock arrived in the 1950s