Peninsula

Eichler's Early Years: 1949-'50 The First Subdivisions
50 years later, we return to the manors and gardens that embellished the great Eichler home prototype
The Bazett House - Hillsborough
A 'paradise lost' that Joe Eichler never regained—the legendary Bazett house of Frank Lloyd Wright
Eichler X-100, House of Steel
Discover Eichler's San Mateo 'X-100' house of steel—the Eichler of the century, design for the ages
The 'Life' House
Eichler meets revered architect Pietro Belluschi—and builds a multi-level showpiece for Life magazine
Eichler's Atherton Home
Bound for glory: the original Atherton home in which builder Joe Eichler relived his F.L. Wright experience
Architect Aaron Green
When Joe Eichler met architect Aaron Green—a 'lost' Eichler development that broke the design mold
Eichler Subdivisions: Eichler's Early Years: 1951-'52
Award-winning experiments of design innovation—touring Eichler's early California subdivisions
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
Work in Progress: 19th Avenue - San Mateo
Nineteenth Avenue Park—building community in a hidden Eichler enclave of urban San Mateo
Steel Houses: Steel Ideal
Meet 12 California classics: Are these the Golden State's finest modern steel houses?
Buried Treasures: Unearthing Time Capsules
Mysterious time capsules—returning from deep sleep to evoke the 'now' for future generations
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Modern Kitchen Renewal
Recipe for makeover: modern homes that restore joy, functionality, and style to the mid-century kitchen
Modern Gardening: Rooted in Chinese Culture
Chi-minded gardening dynamo turns her Davis Streng home into a tranquil healing haven
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
Art Gets Out of the House
Artists group residing in San Mateo’s Eichlers to show off their work Nov. 5
Eichler-inspired Glass House
Artist Mildred Howard’s ‘Clear Story’ is a light-filled delight made of bottles
Two with a View
Often misunderstood, Eichler’s original two-story homes are a rare breed that startle some, but surely please their owners
Research Trumps Rumor
Why it matters that Steve Jobs' 'likeler' is no Eichler