Their modern designs for an Eichler competitor unlock the mystery at Sunnyvale's Gavello Glen

How Sunset magazine won over everyday Californians at the mid-century

Can MCM homes rebuilt today retain their original flair?

One dozen choice cabinet lines are a match for mid-century modern kitchens today

On the Homefront

Frank and Bing Digs for Sale
Sinatra and Crosby party pads go head to head with big price tags on SoCal market
Garage Doors with Integrity
Keep your original garage doors—repair and automation are easier than you think

Home Improvement

Thermador Ovens and Cooktops
Saluting Thermador: As the oven-cooktop king turns 50, we return to the roots of Eichler home cooking
Cool, Cool Concrete
A blank canvas you can walk on...that's ultra-modern, eye-catching, low maintenance and energy efficient

Neighborhoods

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
The 'Life' House
Eichler meets revered architect Pietro Belluschi—and builds a multi-level showpiece for Life magazine

Lifestyle

Going Wild!
Fantasy and function combine to create 12 modern homes that are out of this world
Eye for the Fantastic
San Francisco artist Michael Murphy celebrates the remarkable and 'forgotten' through his unique, brightly colored abstractions of modern architecture