Along Mountain View’s streets of Monta Loma—where diverse mid-century tracts thrive in harmony

From Eichler to Mackay to six more Eichlers—when the Walling family was on the move

The functional art and bold designs of classic mid-century sunglasses

The unique, personal narrative paintings of San Francisco artist Serge Gay

Home Improvement

Winning Kitchens: Finalists
Get inspired by our top-10 kitchen contest finalists—creative, functional and oh-so-modern
Latest Flames
10 ways to warm up to the outdoor fireplace for cozy summer nights with a burning glow


Roaring Back
Once lost, then found—how mid-century modern caught fire and raged on as today’s red-hot revival
Built to Blast
Friendly fallout of the Cold War, Blomberg’s ‘bomb-resistant’ concrete homes represent a colorful chapter of mid-century modern Sacramento


Outrageous in Pink
An Alexander Tract Home Transformed -- Jamie Kabler's Titillating Leisureland is Palm Springs' Party Central
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character