The CineArts dome in Pleasant Hill gets a reprieve, however brief, after the city halted demolition. And a unique glass-fronted building in San Jose will regain its original role as a vehicle dealership after decades as Babyland.

The CineArts movie theater dome is set to be razed, but preservationists argue the unique structure has historic value for the mid-century bedroom community.

Joseph Eichler built his last home some 40 years ago, and we haven’t stopped thinking about them. While we’ll never see a new original Eichler, that hasn’t prevented people from imagining what the homes might look like if they were built today, or even in the future.

In our bi-weekly visit with the quintessential Eichler cartoonist, Brian Narelle comments on the scarcity of Eichlers. It's especially germane today, given the current Eichler shortage in the Bay Area market.

Crooks have been hard at work in the San Mateo Highlands, and the sheriff's department has advice on how to keep your home secure.

With little notice and zero fanfare, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space disappeared from Midtown Manhattan late last month, and architecture fans are only just now taking notice, thanks to an article in Crain’s New York Business.

Plans available from Heidi Richardson, who once worked for Sea Ranch designer William Turnbull, promise a modest but stylish cottage for vacationing or rural living.

The last home Joe Eichler lived in, designed to his specifications by Claude Oakland, is up for sale in Hillsborough. If you have $3.995 million to spare, it could be yours.

In our bi-weekly dose of Eichler humor, the inimitable cartoonist Brian Narelle holds forth on one of the drawbacks to those big windows here in earthquake country.

The one-time disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright forged a design philosophy that valued low-footprint building and resource conservation, an antithesis to Wright's Broadacre plan and Eichler's suburban sprawl.