When it was so cool strolling to school…lunchbox in hand

Joe’s ‘last stand’ in homebuilding—Palo Alto’s Los Arboles Addition today

Chris Trueman’s abstract paintings explore what’s real in the world we live in

Teardown threats loom for 12 special California modern sites that hang on for dear life

Home Improvement

Those Dirty, Rotten Beams
It's time to clean up their act—and bring back the natural beauty for good
Breaking New Ground
With smart planning, attention to detail, and patience, Eichlers show they can be rebuilt with their original flair


Modern Real Estate: Too Alluring to Fail?
Values of modern homes fell with the housing crash—but their appeal still stands strong
Swiss Misses
Amid mystery and misgivings, the chalet-like Swiss Miss homes have fans soaring with affection


The Catherine Munson Story
'First lady' of Eichler sales continues to woo new buyers with her charm and an irresistible lifestyle
Collage: the Ultimate Remix
California artists—and their creations—reveal how the simple art of collage speaks forcefully to people today