Peninsula

Mogie Modern
Exploring the hidden San Mateo cul-de-sac where creative but unheralded architect Mogens Mogensen left a lasting mark
Breaking New Ground
With smart planning, attention to detail, and patience, Eichlers show they can be rebuilt with their original flair
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
Cloned
How did a pair of all-steel X-100 'Eichlers' find their way to the Louisiana bayou?
Intellectual Paradise
Stanford University’s eclectic blend of 100 Eichler homes appeals to academics of all persuasions
Cozy, Cordial & Cooperative
Palo Alto’s Meadowcreek Eichler condos—where tight quarters make for a tight-knit community vibe
Breaking the Rules
Battling outmoded thinking, architect A. Quincy Jones sought superior design through progressive and even daring plans for 'total communities'
Space to Grow
Mid-century modern homes continue to make it easy for kids to run free, enjoy nature and dream
Grudge City
Northern versus Southern California—an age-old tug-of-war tradition that evokes the Hatfields and McCoys
Research Trumps Rumor
Why it matters that Steve Jobs' 'likeler' is no Eichler
Two with a View
Often misunderstood, Eichler’s original two-story homes are a rare breed that startle some, but surely please their owners
Living the Atrium Life
From yoga studio to party den to concert hall— the Eichler home hosts them all at center court
Modern Preservation: Streetscape Smarts
How California's mid-century modern tracts are safeguarding their unique architectural character
Modern Gardening: Rooted in Chinese Culture
Chi-minded gardening dynamo turns her Davis Streng home into a tranquil healing haven
Modern Kitchen Renewal
Recipe for makeover: modern homes that restore joy, functionality, and style to the mid-century kitchen
Buried Treasures: Unearthing Time Capsules
Mysterious time capsules—returning from deep sleep to evoke the 'now' for future generations
Steel Houses: Steel Ideal
Meet 12 California classics: Are these the Golden State's finest modern steel houses?
Work in Progress: 19th Avenue - San Mateo
Nineteenth Avenue Park—building community in a hidden Eichler enclave of urban San Mateo
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places
Eichler Subdivisions: Eichler's Early Years: 1951-'52
Award-winning experiments of design innovation—touring Eichler's early California subdivisions