Peninsula

Once Upon a Dream
Affordable housing on the edge of Palo Alto—behind the 'utopian vision' of architect Joe Stein
Cleaning Up Your Act
Professional organizers share strategies for home decluttering that lighten the load on mood and health
Meet the Mackays
With houses designed by Anshen and Allen, Eichler rival Mackay Homes and its MCM neighborhoods are winning new fans today
Hit the Road
Hot-spot stops for time travelers on a California road-trip getaway
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
Forgotten by the Bay
In Foster City, curving streets, lagoons and a mixed bag of housing conceal the commonality shared by 200 Eichler homes
Roaring Back
Once lost, then found—how mid-century modern caught fire and raged on as today’s red-hot revival
Aged in Comfort
Carrying on Eichler living into the golden years with independence and satisfaction
Timeless Blend
How vintage and contemporary modern furnishings come together for an inspirational mix of warmth and style
Slipping Away
The Eichlers of Atherton and Hillsborough—living dangerously in a peaceful world
Old Burners Never Die…
Owners who sing the praises of original cooktops and ovens to the tune of ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’
CollectorMANIA
How the thrill of the hunt for mid-century paraphernalia moves collectors to put a personal stamp on their homes
Hillside to the Stars
San Mateo Highlands—where Eichler’s largest tract turns longtime neighbors into lifetime friends
At Home with the Eichlers
Tracing the revealing story behind Joe and Lillian’s 50 years living in 14 different places around the Bay
Eichler’s Last Stand
Los Arboles Addition stays caring and connected in a planned mix of Palo Alto one- and two-story Eichlers
Call of the Canopy
Their magnificent trees attract attention—but it’s the friendships that make Lyons Street so special