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Research Trumps Rumor
Why it matters that Steve Jobs' 'likeler' is no Eichler
Showtime!
Spurred on by passion, charity and even profit, ambitious organizers and proud homeowners welcome in throngs on tours of their modern homes
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
Doors to Adore
The perfect door for the modern home is simple, tasteful—and fun
What a Place for a Party!
Clever lighting, cocktails and that ‘hole in your house’ kick off holiday revelry
Textile Artists Get Personal
Eight designers use fabric to explore their own issues for San Jose exhibit
Two with a View
Often misunderstood, Eichler’s original two-story homes are a rare breed that startle some, but surely please their owners
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
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way
Storybook Eichlers: Primewood - Sunnyvale
Tight-knit families and a picturesque air bring new life to Sunnyvale's 35-home Primewood development
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
Buried Treasures: Unearthing Time Capsules
Mysterious time capsules—returning from deep sleep to evoke the 'now' for future generations
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Eichler Subdivisions: Eichler's Early Years: 1951-'52
Award-winning experiments of design innovation—touring Eichler's early California subdivisions
Eichler's Early Years: 1949-'50 The First Subdivisions
50 years later, we return to the manors and gardens that embellished the great Eichler home prototype
Eichler House Numbers
Essential tips and a homegrown method for restoring an important detail to your exterior
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
The Storybook Eichlers of Primewood - Sunnyvale
Tight-knit families and a picturesque air bring new life to Sunnyvale's 35-home Primewood development
Sunny Days at Rancho Verde - Sunnyvale
Eichler owners of Rancho Verde come together to protect and celebrate their neighborhood