When the birth of the aluminum glass slider opened up the world you live in

Two vintage look-alikes of the famous all-steel Eichler spotted on the bayou of Louisiana

Print ads of the mid-century underscore the era's genuine desires and anxieties

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

On the Homefront

South Bay Eichler Home Tour
Contractor and realtor stage open house of four remodeled Sunnyvale Eichlers Aug. 15
Blog in the Saddle Again
Marin couple's down-home blog primed for comeback after two-year parenthood hiatus

Home Improvement

Lead-Safe: At What Cost?
EPA's new lead-safe requirements are bound to impact your remodeling plans and budget
Eichler Roofing
In search of the perfect roofing system—no single 'right' answer for everyone


The Magnificent Moderniques of Mar Vista - Los Angeles
Historic, well-preserved, and family friendly, modern master Gregory Ain's 52-home Mar Vista Tract is a place like no other
Built to Blast
Friendly fallout of the Cold War, Blomberg’s ‘bomb-resistant’ concrete homes represent a colorful chapter of mid-century modern Sacramento


Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Return of the Butterflies
After years of hibernation following their mid-century boom, butterfly roofs are spreading their wings once again