San Francisco

Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
The Summit (a.k.a. the Eichler Summit)
Once a tower of controversy and Eichler's dream, meet this legend of 'non-pretentious elegance'
Buried Treasures: Unearthing Time Capsules
Mysterious time capsules—returning from deep sleep to evoke the 'now' for future generations
Bohemia by the Bay: Looking Back on the Beat Generation
Non-conformist spirits of the mid-century and their San Francisco haven
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
Tour the Latest and Greatest
Ten Urban Residential Projects Part of New ‘San Francisco Living: Home Tours’
Dressing the ‘Mad Men’ Part
Vintage Fashion Expo in S.F. Lets Fans Spruce Up for More Prosperous Times
Rethinking Bay Area Modern
Author-historian Alan Hess to share his new research in a lively lecture Nov. 17
Two with a View
Often misunderstood, Eichler’s original two-story homes are a rare breed that startle some, but surely please their owners
Showtime!
Spurred on by passion, charity and even profit, ambitious organizers and proud homeowners welcome in throngs on tours of their modern homes
Eye for the Fantastic
San Francisco artist Michael Murphy celebrates the remarkable and 'forgotten' through his unique, brightly colored abstractions of modern architecture
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way
Bay Area Reimagined
Stunning modern designs put a new face on the world we live in
Space to Grow
Mid-century modern homes today continue to make it easy for kids to run free, enjoy nature and dream
Grudge City
Northern versus Southern California—an age-old tug-of-war tradition that evokes the Hatfields and McCoys
Big City’s Modern Weekend
This Week’s S.F. Modernism Show Features Collectables, Furnishings and Fun Not Found Online
Artist Celebrates the Eichlers
Painter David Imlay Adds Mid-century Modern Homes to His Retro Repertoire
City on a Hill
Joe Eichler’s tower and co-op at San Francisco’s Laguna Heights are holding up well 50 years after their debut as model neighborhoods