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From preserved masterworks to carefully updated modern homes, these homes have one thing in common (other than a healthy appreciation for everything Eames): the conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were the most outstanding moments in American architecture.

At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
Somewhere in-between the mid-19th century, the 1960s, and the future, lies Utopie Plastic, or Plastic Utopia: an outdoor art...
A Celebrated Palm Springs Hotel Asks $1.8M
The five-unit complex, thoroughly restored five years ago, combines midcentury looks with contemporary comfort.
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.
A Stunningly Restored Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $800K in San Diego
The Bobertz Residence, designed in 1953, emerges from years of modification and wear to become a luminous example of midcentury...
Shop the Look: Midcentury Living Room
Bring the sleek, sculptural forms of the middle of the century into your modern home.
Elegantly Renovated, a Midcentury Home in Raleigh Asks $975K
Rescued from disorder and disrepair by In Situ Studio, a revived midcentury abode in Raleigh, North Carolina, is in search of a...
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Former Midcentury Home in the Hollywood Hills Is For Sale
Join Zillow for a tour of the illustrious couple's former 1960s pad that's asking $2.495 million.
Real Estate Roundup: 10 Midcentury Modern Eichlers For Sale
Ranging from $795,000 to $4,250,000, these Californian Eichler homes run the gamut from cozy bungalows to rare, double-story...
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
Fully Renovated, Wimbledon House by Richard Rogers Hosts New Architecture Fellows in London
Lord Rogers donated the 1960s-era residence, originally designed for his parents, to the Harvard Graduate School of Design as the...
A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors
The new homeowners of the Frost House investigate the history of their modular home and its contributions to the prefab movement.
A New Book Celebrates Modernism With Futuristic Homes and Visionary Masterpieces
Part history book, part design bible, Inside Utopia captures the midcentury modernist psyche and beyond.
Offered at $899K, a Restored Midcentury Abode Shines in Southern California
Built in 1963 by architect John Andre Gougeon, this two-bedroom, three-bath property in Glendora, California, embodies the...
10 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes Available to Rent Right Now
You may not be lucky enough to reside in a Frank Lloyd Wright property.
The Stunningly Restored Hassrick Residence by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $2.2M
The iconic architect’s midcentury modern home in Philadelphia’s East Falls neighborhood faced demolition before being rescued and...
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
With $1 Million, You Can Save Philip Johnson’s First Commissioned House
Under threat and in need of a new owner, the Booth House in Bedford, New York, is a minimal dwelling with a deep connection to...
The Original Homeowners of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House Ask $1.4 Million
It’s a rare occasion when a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright goes on the market.
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
Marcel Breuer’s Revived Home Could be Yours for Just Under $5 Million
It’s a rare occasion that an iconic home is put on the market—let alone one that the architect actually lived in. So is the case...
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