Curving streets, lagoons…plus more than 200 original Eichler homes

Tracing the mid-century modern revival’s 25-year rise

How smart home improvement lifts up your home enjoyment

Mid-century architects who gave Northern California its characteristic look and meaning

Home Improvement

Eichler Electrical Conduits
Buried trouble and challenges: subsurface Eichler atrium conduit dies a lingering death
Great Garden Walls
Fencing that extends your home's clean lines and rigorous geometries into the wide-open outdoors

Neighborhoods

Valley of the Artists: Lucas Valley - San Rafael
Beneath Lucas Valley's hills of inspiration a special creative renaissance is on the rise
Wexler's Palm Springs Steel
Dreaming in steel: Palm Springs' tiny enclave of seven modern steel homes is a desert landmark.

Lifestyle

Arts & Architecture: Magazine with a Mission
Arts & Architecture—infused by publisher John Entenza—was about much more than the Case Study houses
His Royal Hipness
When verbal jazzman Lord Buckley held court— wailing away way-out humor with a touch of the divine