East Bay

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
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
This Kitchen Does It All
CA-Modern 'Best Kitchen Remodel Contest' winners the Cissons continue to be inspired by an inventive design
Bay Area Reimagined
Stunning modern designs put a new face on the world we live in
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Profile: The Dark Family
Dark family bridges generations by carrying on their Streng-to-Eichler modern lifestyle
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
The Eichlers of Rancho San Miguel - Walnut Creek
This special East Bay Eichler neighborhood celebrates its 50th anniversary and eyes historic designation
Greenridge - Castro Valley
Little-known yet in the 'middle of everywhere,' these Eichlers light up the East Bay hills with community feeling