Curving streets, lagoons…plus more than 200 original Eichler homes

Tracing the mid-century modern revival’s 25-year rise

How smart home improvement lifts up your home enjoyment

Mid-century architects who gave Northern California its characteristic look and meaning

Home Improvement

Roof Insulation
Vital foam-roof upgrades add comfort, lower utility bills, and enhance your home's value
Pride and Joy
Boosting your enjoyment of life—and the value of your real estate too—through smart home improvement

Neighborhoods

The Eichlers of South Land Park - Sacramento
Eichler failed to crack Sacto's housing market in the '50s, but folks there love his homes today
Hillside Haven
For 100 Eichler owners, the good life is low-key living with big-time views high in the hills of Burlingame's Mills Estates

Lifestyle

Silly in Pink
Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, the pink flamingo lawn ornament has brought joy to millions ever since the first flock arrived in the 1950s
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character