Southern California

The Modest Modern of Encino Village - Encino
Encino Village of San Fernando Valley gains fame with its quirky mix of well-preserved architectural styles
The Free-Sprited Eichlers of Fairhaven - Orange
These free-spirited Southern California Eichlers are in the midst of a renaissance tied to pride and camaraderie
The Return of Vista Las Palmas - Palm Springs
Once the 'Beverly Hills of Palm Springs,' Vista Las Palmas makes its return decked in mid-century splendor
The Magnificent Moderniques of Mar Vista - Los Angeles
Historic, well-preserved, and family friendly, modern master Gregory Ain's 52-home Mar Vista Tract is a place like no other
'Living Conditioned' Homes of Northridge - Los Angeles
Distinctive architecture, enthusiastic homeowners turn this Palmer & Krisel neighborhood into something special
The Cliff May Ranchos of Rancho Estates - Long Beach
Newcomers bring a wave of recognition and design flair to this special SoCal neighborhood of Cliff May Ranchos
SoCal Modern: At Home in the New Frontier
In a year of 'Sixties Turn 50' celebration—touring the bold space-age spectrum of SoCal's modern residential architecture
Modern Kitchen Renewal
Recipe for makeover: modern homes that restore joy, functionality, and style to the mid-century kitchen
Outdoor Furnishings
Sprucing up the great outdoors: furniture designs and tips to awaken your patio and garden
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
Forgotten Giant
Once the ‘miracle man’ behind more than 40,000 tract homes, Southern California architect Edward H. Fickett and his modern hybrids slip back into the limelight
The Alexander Homes
Behind the pioneering Alexanders and their 2,500 modern homes that changed the face of Palm Springs
Don Wexler Interview
Architect Don Wexler traces his long road -- from humble beginnings to Palm Springs 'Walk of Fame'
Family Affair, Story Untold
Desert modern builders George and Bob Alexander found common ground through daring decisions and hard work
Green Fairway Estates - Palm Springs
An exotic, quirky hideaway, this Palm Springs tract recently rediscovered its Alexander roots
Desert Delights - Palm Springs
Stunning sights and rich legacy - climb aboard our grand tour of the best of Palm Springs modern
Rediscovering MCM Masters
Wide-ranging SoCal exhibition brings new attention to California designers
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
Palm Springs’ Week to Shine
Tours, exhibits, parties and lectures turn Modernism Week into worldwide attraction
Plastic Fantastic Living
Disneyland's spectacular 'Monsanto House of the Future' combined science, showmanship and dreams