Sacramento

Meet Jim Streng
Proud builder and straight-talking politician, Jim Streng still keeps an eye on his town
Modern Gardening: Rooted in Chinese Culture
Chi-minded gardening dynamo turns her Davis Streng home into a tranquil healing haven
Modern Architecture: Pyramid Power
Swayed by their architect to go New Age, Streng brothers have a cosmic energy fling
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
Bike Town Charm: University Estates - Davis
Attention to function, not fashion, helps to preserve the Davis neighborhood's 400 Strengs
The Streng 'Atrium'
Transforming Eichler's atrium vision into 'Streng magic' under the hot Sacramento sun
Custom Carter Sparks
Apart from his Streng designs, architect Sparks wowed his custom clients with drama and intrigue
Greater Sacramento Strengs: Valley of the Atriums
Who are the Streng brothers—and what's the story behind their fascinating modern homes?
Strengs Go Prefab
The Strengs' factory-builts were more than a mere challenge
Wilhaggin Estates - Sacramento
Streng life, wildlife, and easy living flow in harmony with the nearby American River
Meet Bill Streng
Three decades one of his own best customers, Bill still lives 'Streng modern' with a passion
The Strengs of Shelfield Oaks - Carmichael
Hidden jewel: where riverside attractions and tastefully renovated Strengs blend in harmony
Carter Sparks Magic
Drama, humor, and exoticism meld with redwood warmth for architect's quirky brand of modernism
Renewing River City Commons - South Natomas, Sacramento
Homeowner pride mounts as locals spiff up once-scruffy Strengs of River City Commons