Californian Homes

Legendary Textile Artist Kay Sekimachi’s Renovated Berkeley Victorian Is a True Creative Haven
A new book from Rizzoli brings us into the richly layered residence of Sekimachi and her late husband, woodturner Bob Stockdale.
A Knitting Mill in San Francisco Becomes an Unbelievable Loft For Two Art Collectors
The vintage bones of an industrial loft serve as a stunning backdrop to a museum-worthy art collection.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Embrace California Living
These homes are in a golden state of mind.
A Renovated Harry Gesner–Designed Midcentury in L.A. Wants $9.4M
Designed by visionary architect Harry Gesner and updated by Griffin Enright, this breezy post-and-beam residence boasts upscale...
A Restored Midcentury Jewel by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $13.5M
Originally built in 1954, the Hammerman House in L.A. underwent a thoughtful renovation by Neutra scholar and architect John...
Red Hot Chili Peppers Frontman Anthony Kiedis' Former L.A. Abode Asks $3.2M
Perched on a ridge, the renovated dwelling is full of clean lines and emphasizes indoor/outdoor living.
A 1920s Office Space Is Transformed Into a Polished Penthouse
Industrial elements are combined with vintage furniture and a minimalist color scheme to create a layered, atmospheric loft home...
A Contemporary Beach Retreat on California's Central Coast Asks $2.3M
Designed by architect James H. Maul in 1971 for his own family, this oceanside residence in Morro Bay is on the market for the...
Donald Wexler Himself Helped Renovate This Palm Springs Prefab Rental
Not only did the father of Palm Springs modernism design this steel-and-glass prefab, but he also stepped in to oversee its...
This Tiny, Icelandic-Inspired Prefab Could Ease the Housing Shortage in Los Angeles
Design studio Minarc launches Plús Hús, a tiny prefab dwelling starting at $37,000 that offers an affordable, environmentally...
Own William Krisel's Palm Springs Pod House For $2.5M
Pioneering architect William Krisel's Tipper-Grundt Residence is a futuristic formation of five connected pods.
A Meticulously Updated Midcentury in L.A. Asks $1.49M
This 1954 post-and-beam residence in Glendale, California, has undergone a considered renovation by Levitt Halsey Design and...
A Luminous Palm Springs Midcentury Asks $3.35M
One of the most architecturally significant residences currently on the market, the Koerner House encapsulates desert modernism.
A Rare Lloyd Wright Prairie Home in L.A. Wants $1.35M
Designed in collaboration with his famous father, a rare Prairie Style residence by Lloyd Wright is now on the market.
A Geodesic Getaway in Northern California Asks $475K
This one-of-a-kind "Dome Home" features impressive woodwork and a groovy, geodesic design.
Devo Co-Founder Gerald Casale Lists His Palm Desert Midcentury For $1.2M
No need to "whip it into shape"—the musician has kept this classic midcentury in great condition.
Richard Neutra's Stunning Loring House Is Listed For $5.6M
Originally designed for famed choreographer Eugene Loring, the Hollywood Hills abode comes with thoughtful additions and a...
You’d Never Guess This Japanese-Style Home in Tiburon Is a Kit House
More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the right bones for a...
A Pristine John Lautner Home in Long Beach Is Available For the First Time
Built in 1951, the Alexander House is a beautifully preserved time capsule that exemplifies Californian midcentury architecture.
An Immaculate Midcentury Abode in San Diego Asks $1.55M
Designed by influential architect William Krisel, the three-bed, two-bath residence promises comfort and style.
A Bay Area Jewel With Golden Gate Views Wants $1.55M
A light-filled home by pioneering modernist William Wurster is up for grabs in Point Richmond, California.
Dan Brunn Architecture and Dwell Break Ground on Bridge House in L.A.
With the structural framework in place, Dan Brunn Architecture’s Bridge House takes shape.
A Silver Lake Home Built in 1939 Is Renovated From Top to Bottom
A prewar house in Los Angeles is extensively renovated to enhance lakeside views and create a fresh, modern aesthetic.
A Midcentury Schindler Gem With a Writer's Studio Asks $2.3M
Built in 1946, this sculptural home for sale in Studio City celebrates the work of Rudolph Schindler, the seminal architect who...
This Beachside Pad in San Francisco Is the Stuff of Surfers' Dreams
Honing in on the meditative surfing vibes of the ocean, what was once an old horse barn is transformed into a seaside haven,...
Spend the Night in an Iconic Case Study House North of San Francisco
Here at Dwell, we can't get enough of the Case Study House Program that helped shape modern architecture as we know it today—and...
Elvis Presley’s Palm Springs Honeymoon Retreat Hits the Market
The King of Rock and Roll moved to the circular abode with Priscilla Presley after their Las Vegas wedding in 1967.
A Midcentury Eichler in San Mateo Is Turned Into a Functional Family Home
An Eichler just south of San Francisco is carefully renovated in a way that respects the minimalist beauty of the original design.
Hole Up in This Quintessential Midcentury Modern Rental in Hollywood
Nestled on a quiet lot in the Hollywood Hills, this laidback post-and-beam home was originally designed by architect Philip...
The Woman Who Grew Up in This L.A. Home Returned to Give it a Stunning Renovation
This 2,272-square-foot house may be part of the owner's past, but its upgraded features make it entirely present.

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