Here, in Palo Alto, longtime traditions and bigger-than-life figures left their mark

Mid-century artists who doubled down as partners in love and lifework

From Tupperware to transistor radios—plastic as a mid-century craze gone crazy

Design tips and prime plants for landscaping your home's heavenly core

Home Improvement

Eichler Windows and Doors
Windows, windows everywhere: the pride and peril of life in a house with all that glass
Eichler Electrical Conduits
Buried trouble and challenges: subsurface Eichler atrium conduit dies a lingering death


City on a Hill
Joe Eichler’s tower and co-op at San Francisco’s Laguna Heights are holding up well 50 years after their debut as model neighborhoods
Eichler Crazy in Fairglen - San Jose
Fairglen is Eichler crazy—but its 'neighborliness' is even more infectious, making it a great place to live


Modern Furnishings
Make a personal statement with furnishings destined to enrich your modern home
Eichler for the Weekends
Under a playful blanket of snow, the magical A-frame retreat makes a carefree connection with the ‘real you’