Southern California

Buried Treasures: Unearthing Time Capsules
Mysterious time capsules—returning from deep sleep to evoke the 'now' for future generations
Encore Performance: The Gary Cooper House
Designed with star power by architect A. Quincy Jones—the Cooper house takes center stage for the second time
Swiss Misses
Amid mystery and misgivings, the chalet-like Swiss Miss homes have fans soaring with affection
'Living Conditioned' Homes of Northridge - Los Angeles
Distinctive architecture, enthusiastic homeowners turn this Palmer & Krisel neighborhood into something special
The Cliff May Ranchos of Rancho Estates - Long Beach
Newcomers bring a wave of recognition and design flair to this special SoCal neighborhood of Cliff May Ranchos
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
Wexler's Palm Springs Steel
Dreaming in steel: Palm Springs' tiny enclave of seven modern steel homes is a desert landmark.
Outrageous in Pink
An Alexander Tract Home Transformed -- Jamie Kabler's Titillating Leisureland is Palm Springs' Party Central
The Eichlers of Balboa Highlands - Granada Hills
Lights, cameras, and actions point these Eichlers to a distinguished future as a 'historic' neighborhood
The Elite Modern of Corbin Palms - Woodland Hills
Sparked by a renewed interest in modernism, life's looking up for Corbin Palms' Alexanders
Loving the Highlife in Crestwood Hills - Los Angeles
Cooperative housing pioneer to landmark honors—Crestwood Hills savors its affection for modernism
The Modest Modern of Encino Village - Encino
Encino Village of San Fernando Valley gains fame with its quirky mix of well-preserved architectural styles
The Free-Sprited Eichlers of Fairhaven - Orange
These free-spirited Southern California Eichlers are in the midst of a renaissance tied to pride and camaraderie
The Return of Vista Las Palmas - Palm Springs
Once the 'Beverly Hills of Palm Springs,' Vista Las Palmas makes its return decked in mid-century splendor
SoCal Modern: At Home in the New Frontier
In a year of 'Sixties Turn 50' celebration—touring the bold space-age spectrum of SoCal's modern residential architecture
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
Pandora's Box Of '60s Architecture
Preservationists reflect on ten months of 'The Sixties Turn 50' while promoting greater Los Angeles' architecture of the era
Playing With Space
Over a 60-year career, architect Ray Kappe used custom homes to pioneer techniques for mass housing
Cliff May's 'Hacienda Modern'
Hardly a mainstream modernist, Cliff May made rustic-looking homes as modern as they come
Eichler Tract a Class Act
Twenty enthusiastic high schoolers team up with the Los Angeles Conservancy to keep alive suburbia's modern architectural heritage