Marin County

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
Valley of the Artists: Lucas Valley - San Rafael
Beneath Lucas Valley's hills of inspiration a special creative renaissance is on the rise
The Eichlers of Lucas Valley - San Rafael
In a majestic setting, this Marin community watches over their Eichler homes, hills, and the good life
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
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
Spurred on by passion, charity and even profit, ambitious organizers and proud homeowners welcome in throngs on tours of their modern homes
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way
Bay Area Reimagined
Stunning modern designs put a new face on the world we live in
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
Road to Bohemia
From Sausalito to Big Sur—California's free-spirited artists of the mid-century created magical worlds on a troubled planet
National Register No-show
It's the tenth anniversary for the two Eichler neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places—but no others have joined them
On the Threshold of Discovery
When the aluminum sliding glass door made its groundbreaking debut—then ushered in the classic look of mid-century modern
Once Upon a Dream
Affordable housing on the edge of Palo Alto—behind the 'utopian vision' of architect Joe Stein
Cleaning Up Your Act
Professional organizers share strategies for home decluttering that lighten the load on mood and health
Hit the Road
Hot-spot stops for time travelers on a California road-trip getaway
Lauan's Lost Love
Eichler Homes' original walls of mahogany paneling—once glowing in every home—are hopelessly fading out of sight
"Why Not Just Tear It Down?"
Reckoning with the 'teardown point of view'—as neighborhoods erode and homes are going, going, gone