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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.

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...
The Midcentury Home That Daniel Liebermann Built For His Parents Asks $2.8 Million
Architect Daniel Liebermann, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s renowned pupils, made a lasting impact on Northern California’s...
After a Fire, a Midcentury Home Rises from the Ashes
A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.
This Midcentury Home For Sale Is Not Your Regular Ranch House
Tucked into the hill in La Habra Heights, California is a midcentury ranch house that was designed by architect James H. Krueger...
Nearly Slated For Destruction, a Restored Neutra in West Covina Asks $1.8M
Featuring the architect’s iconic “spider legs,” a Neutra-designed midcentury modern that was meticulously revived after years of...
The Modern Renovated Home of Glee Star Jayma Mays
Armed with a keen eye for design and a yen for vintage furniture shopping, Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell...
People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler
Procurers of these 20th-century inside-outside, flat-roofed dwellings are referred to as Eichler-holics who won’t live anywhere...
Same Bones, New Materials—A Double Gable Eichler Gets a Dashing Update
When it comes to remodeling a classic Eichler home, what are the first considerations that pop into your mind? For many, it’s...
Never-Before-Seen Images of Iconic Midcentury Modern Eichler Homes
Steven Eichler, the grandson of the famed developer, shares rare photos from his personal collection, provides firsthand memories...
The Right Track
With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his...
Wood Paneling Loses its Dated Reputation with This Renovation of a 1959 Portland Gem
On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their...
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