Peninsula

Showtime!
Spurred on by passion, charity and even profit, ambitious organizers and proud homeowners welcome in throngs on tours of their modern homes
Intellectual Paradise
Stanford University’s eclectic blend of 100 Eichler homes appeals to academics of all persuasions
Eichler-inspired Glass House
Artist Mildred Howard’s ‘Clear Story’ is a light-filled delight made of bottles
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
Research Trumps Rumor
Why it matters that Steve Jobs' 'likeler' is no Eichler
Two with a View
Often misunderstood, Eichler’s original two-story homes are a rare breed that startle some, but surely please their owners
Menlomorphosis
In the midst of teardowns and imposing, new homes, Menlo Park’s Eichler owners still manage to cherish living modern
Mogie Modern
Exploring the hidden San Mateo cul-de-sac where creative but unheralded architect Mogens Mogensen left a lasting mark
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way
Breaking the Rules
Battling outmoded thinking, architect A. Quincy Jones sought superior design through progressive and even daring plans for 'total communities'
Grudge City
Northern versus Southern California—an age-old tug-of-war tradition that evokes the Hatfields and McCoys
Space to Grow
Mid-century modern homes today continue to make it easy for kids to run free, enjoy nature and dream
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
Work in Progress: 19th Avenue - San Mateo
Nineteenth Avenue Park—building community in a hidden Eichler enclave of urban San Mateo
Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
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