The conclusion of World War II brought a huge influx of American optimism, which led to a burgeoning middle class interested in buying and nesting. The midcentury modern era left an indelible mark on modern design. In product design, midcentury modern masters include Ray Eames, Charles Eames, Achille Castiglioni, Arne Jacobson, Isamu Noguchi, Jean Prouve, Eero Saarinen, Poul Kjaerholm, Hans Wegner, Charlotte Perriand, and Alvar Aalto. Giants of modern architecture include Mies van der Rohe, Ray and Charles Eames, Rudolph Schindler, Paul Rudolph, Charles Ellsworth, and Richard Neutra.

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A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury dwelling in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
A Midcentury Gem in Utah Is Listed For $550K
Nestled in the mountains of Ogden, Utah, this impeccably renovated midcentury home is on the market.
How to Beat the Winter Blues at Work
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A Polished Midcentury Gem Hits the Market in California for $949K
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A Midcentury Gem by a Famed Indiana Architect Offered at $450K
Built in 1958, the alluring Indianapolis property features expansive walls of glass, soaring ceilings, and walnut casework.
Composer Paul Buckmaster's Midcentury Gem Asks $1.39M
The luminous home of late composer Paul Buckmaster—whose arrangements were instrumental to artists like David Bowie, Elton John,...
A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition
Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.
A Midcentury Schindler Gem With a Writer's Studio Asks $2.3M
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A Restored Midcentury Gem by Marcel Breuer Asks $1.47M
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A Circular Midcentury Gem in Florida Hits the Market at $1M
Sited on a private compound that features three lots, beautiful gardens, and a heated pool, this updated midcentury is now up for...
This Chic Chalet Harmonizes With Quebec’s Lush Forests
Built for approximately $227,000, this modern chalet cuts a timeless silhouette in the leafy, remote woods of Canada.
7 Incredible Modern Homes by Canadian Architect Paul Bernier
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A Family-Run Operation Refreshes a Portland Midcentury, Now Offered at $899K
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This New Jersey Home’s Scandinavian-Style Refresh Banishes Winter Blues
A remodel by architect Peter Goodhue transforms a dark, cramped residence into an airy place for a young family.
A Los Angeles Midcentury Post-and-Beam Gem Asks $1.7M
Tucked out of sight, the three-bedroom retreat is surrounded by a mahogany-planked forecourt and sweeping canyon views.
Own a Midcentury Gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright Disciple For $1.2M
Noted Chicago architect Dennis Blair declared this masterful, modernist Schell House his favorite residential work.
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Before & After: A Once-Stuffy Midcentury Is Refreshed With an Airy and Artsy Renovation
The home of two influencers in Laurel Canyon now shines with abundant natural light, subtle texture, and sculptural accents.
Now Open: A Mid-Century Modern Gem Steps Into the 21st Century
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Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
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A New Book Celebrates a Texas Midcentury Gem—and the Trailblazing Architect Who Designed It
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This $2M Midcentury Gem Surrounded by Forest Is Just 50 Minutes From Manhattan
Soak up serene forest views in this home less than an hour away from Grand Central Station.
Domino Effect: How a Bedroom Refresh Jump-Started a Whole-House Remodel For a Tech Exec
How a bedroom remodel jumped the threshold and infiltrated every room in the house.
A Restored Midcentury Gem in Georgia With a Slim Aarons-Style Pool Asks $1.6M
Set on a verdant lot, this four-bedroom residence includes an original, built-in sideboard by Herman Miller.
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A Black-and-White Midcentury Home in a Lush Oregon Forest Asks $705K
A crisp color update helps this 1965 gem connect with its wooded site just south of Portland.
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Midcentury Mash-Up
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A Midcentury Manhattan Loft
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