On the Homefront

Breaking stories on home improvement and real estate tied to our communities

Green Makes the Scene
Exhibit, book, fundraiser all focus on Aaron Green—a prime devotee of organic design
A 'New' Modernist Landmark
Richard Neutra's son Raymond wins federal recognition for his Los Angeles family home
When Ya Wish upon a House
Former home of celebrated Disney animator an impeccably preserved dream come true
Desert Festival Flies Forward
Winds of change at Palm Springs Modernism Week make room for rising gust of popularity
'Pure Tour' Coming May 6-7
'San Mateo Highlands Eichler Home Tour 2017' revving up for its 11-house showcase
'Pride and Joy' Remodeling
CA-Modern story probes 'when, why, what and how' of your home-improvement future
Chains Singing in the Rain
Sneak preview of upcoming CA-Modern profiles modernist-friendly rain chains
'Never Enough Eichlers'
Trio of Eichler realtors forecast continued sellers market, limited inventory for 2017
Eichler Living: It's in the Cards
Designer revamps family-run greeting card business with a love of mid-century modern
So Your Radiant Won't Heat?
With waits in the weeks at this time of year, breakdown can be a very chilly proposition
Sleek, Cloudlike and Modern
Architectural eye candy dazzles as Lucas Museum returns—pitting Bay Area vs. L.A.
Most Iconic House in L.A.?
Ultra-cool, steel-framed Case Study House No. 21 by Pierre Koenig needs a new owner
Rare Flair in Ladera
Classic, original Jones & Emmons Eichler from 1951 'Ladera Project' hits the market
Power on the Cutting Edge
Eichler owners' energy-storage battery runs cars and home from rooftop solar
Keeping the Flame Alive
Twelve fireplace designs that'll reignite the passion in your mid-century modern home life
New CA-Modern Is in the Mail
Fall ’16 issue explores culture, construction as the basic components of today’s MCM life
Thoroughly Mod Long Beach
University Art Museum there to host tour of nine modern homes, party, lecture Oct. 15
Phenomenal Modern Listing
Grand residential design by architect Aaron Green makes market debut for first time ever
A. Quincy Jones Tour Oct. 1
Doors open to five Crestwood Hills homes— Jones' venture before he designed Eichlers
Is a 'Monster' in Your home?
Professional removal of in-home asbestos is a critical health decision for homeowners