East Bay

This Eichler Fit the Family
Unique custom design in the Oakland Hills reflects owners’ personalities—and dreams
Hit the Road
Hot-spot stops for time travelers on a California road-trip getaway
First and Foremost
How light, lines, planes and sightlines provide aesthetic and sensual pleasure
Bay Area Reimagined
Stunning modern designs put a new face on the world we live in
Loving Eichlers in Many Ways
Owners carry on their ‘mixed bag’ of views about what makes their homes so special
The Re-uppers
For many raised 'modern' as children, no other house feels like home today
Lost in the Dark No More
Shedding light on shortcuts to evaluate systems and installers for home reroofing
Unsung Advocates of Mid-Century Modern
Saluting those who strive to preserve our California homes and neighborhoods
It Came from the Backyard
With more ADU dwellings on the way—what lies ahead for the character and livability of mid-century modern neighborhoods?
Winner's Circle
Falling for houses in the round—offbeat living outside the 'box'
First and Foremost
In the beginning…these were the earliest modern tracts ever built in the United States
Eichlers in Bloom
Clusters of tall trees and extensive trails define the peaceful 34-home enclave known as Walnut Grove
CollectorMANIA
How the thrill of the hunt for mid-century paraphernalia moves collectors to put a personal stamp on their homes
Harmony in the Hills
Oakland Eichlers’ historic charm inspiration for us all
Old Burners Never Die…
Owners who sing the praises of original cooktops and ovens to the tune of ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’
Aged in Comfort
Carrying on Eichler living into the golden years with independence and satisfaction
Roaring Back
Once lost, then found—how mid-century modern caught fire and raged on as today’s red-hot revival
Lauan's Lost Love
Eichler Homes' original walls of mahogany paneling—once glowing in every home—are hopelessly fading out of sight
King of the Flat-tops
Bay Area legend Earl 'Flat Top' Smith built 25,000 low-cost homes for the working class—and influenced Joe Eichler along the way
Cleaning Up Your Act
Professional organizers share strategies for home decluttering that lighten the load on mood and health