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

Photography legend Fred Lyon opens his mid-century archive of enduring images

On the Homefront

Laudable Lautners Languish?
Two of visionary architect's classic homes still hang on the market—for eight figures!
In with the New…and the Old
Design pro revisits key mid-century themes tied to new CA-Modern landscaping story

Home Improvement

Eichler Pest Control
Understanding visiting termites and ants and a variety of treatment methods for eradication
Modern Address House Numbers
Making a simple statement on the front façade of your home that is attractive, crisp and unpretentious

Neighborhoods

Work in Progress: 19th Avenue - San Mateo
Nineteenth Avenue Park—building community in a hidden Eichler enclave of urban San Mateo
Outrageous in Pink
An Alexander Tract Home Transformed -- Jamie Kabler's Titillating Leisureland is Palm Springs' Party Central

Lifestyle

His Royal Hipness
When verbal jazzman Lord Buckley held court— wailing away way-out humor with a touch of the divine
The Catherine Munson Story
'First lady' of Eichler sales continues to woo new buyers with her charm and an irresistible lifestyle