Peninsula

King of the Flat-tops
Bay Area legend Earl 'Flat Top' Smith built 25,000 low-cost homes for the working class—and influenced Joe Eichler along the way
Forgotten by the Bay
In Foster City, curving streets, lagoons and a mixed bag of housing conceal the commonality shared by 200 Eichler homes
Roaring Back
Once lost, then found—how mid-century modern caught fire and raged on as today’s red-hot revival
Aged in Comfort
Carrying on Eichler living into the golden years with independence and satisfaction
Timeless Blend
How vintage and contemporary modern furnishings come together for an inspirational mix of warmth and style
Slipping Away
The Eichlers of Atherton and Hillsborough—living dangerously in a peaceful world
Old Burners Never Die…
Owners who sing the praises of original cooktops and ovens to the tune of ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’
Cozy, Cordial & Cooperative
Palo Alto’s Meadowcreek Eichler condos—where tight quarters make for a tight-knit community vibe
"Why Not Just Tear It Down?"
Reckoning with the 'teardown point of view'—as neighborhoods erode and homes are going, going, gone
Experiment in Innovation
The late, great Eichler designs of architect Claude Oakland