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Midcentury Homes

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From preserved masterworks by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright and The Harvard Five to carefully updated modern homes, these stories showcase the current conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were revolutionary moments in American architecture. Explore homes that pay homage to a pivotal point in design history.

A Los Angeles Midcentury Post-and-Beam Gem Asks $1.7M
Tucked away out of sight, the three-bedroom retreat is surrounded by a mahogany-planked forecourt and sweeping canyon views.
Before & After: Big Color and Pattern Give a Drab L.A. Midcentury a Major Glow Up
A multiphased makeover revives a 1963 Los Angeles home with effusive color and playful pattern.
A Frank Lloyd Wright–Inspired Glass House in Ohio Hits the Market for $600K
Designed by architect John Terence Kelly, the 1961 structure is built into the hillside of a wooded lot.
A Dramatic Sawtooth Roof Infuses This Midcentury Florida Revamp With Vintage Vibes
Sarasota School specialists Seibert Architects transform a run-down, historic structure into a light-filled family home that...
A Ray Kappe Home Revitalized After the Northridge Earthquake Lists for $2.4M
First built in the ’60s, this Ray Kappe home was reconstructed in 1996—and it just hit the market for the first time since.
This Los Angeles Midcentury Home Is a Live/Work Dream for $1.8M
This breezy, recently updated hillside home is packed with sunny outdoor spaces.
A Sunny Super Eichler With a Backyard Pool Lists for $1.7M
Bright turquoise doors lead to the sun-filled atrium of this midcentury stunner.
Like the City It’s Found In, This Austin Midcentury Modern Screams Eclecticism
The Tisdale Residence, steeped in original detail and sitting on a large two-parcel lot, asks $1.2M.
You Could Snap Up This Midcentury Modern Relic in Philadelphia for $450K
Designed by Frank Weise, the 1951 Carner House features original Isamu Noguchi pendants and a collage of glass bands along the...
You’d Never Guess This Swanky Midcentury Came Close to Being Demolished
The Gillman Residence in Palm Springs gets a new lease on life, and a $3.2M price tag, with an update by Thomboy Properties.
The Midcentury Modern Stunner From “Knives Out” Lists for $1.4M
Built in 1957 by Walter Pierce, the Hill House was featured as the home of Chris Evans’s character, Ransom Drysdale.
A Groovy 1965 A-Frame Compound with Killer L.A. Views Lists for $1.375M
This midcentury gem comes with a little piece of L.A. culinary history.
A Restored North Bay Eichler With Classic Midcentury Details Asks $1.4M
Full of signature Eichler details, the 1958 residence offers sleek style after a top-to-bottom renovation.
Before & After: A Drab Midcentury Outside Seattle Gets Infused With California Surfer Vibes
A fashion designer asks Wittman Estes to revamp this 1969 Mercer Island home with her Southern California roots in mind.
This Pristine Portland Midcentury Will Let You Live Among the Trees for $1.35M
The 1955 stunner boasts forest views from every room.
A Midcentury Retreat by Architect and Usonia Founder Aaron Resnick Lists for $999K
A disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, Resnick built the Calabi-Picker House using materials and techniques that exemplify Usonian...
Photographer Todd Selby’s Midcentury Pad Lands on the Market for a Cool $3.4M
The Raúl Garduno–designed Franks House comes with a cascading waterfall and a koi pond.
A Double-A, Bay Area Eichler Just Listed for $900K
Two A-frames and an airy atrium define this coveted midcentury classic by A. Quincy Jones.
The Home That Ignited Richard Neutra’s Architectural Career Is Up for Sale
Neutra designed the Lovell Health House to take full advantage of its sunny site high in the hills of Los Angeles.
An Iconic Old Hollywood Hang in Palm Springs Relists for $1.4M
Known as the Tea Dance House, this midcentury abode includes a baby grand piano that Rat Pack member Dean Martin used to serenade...