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.

Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition
Preservationists mount a last-ditch effort to save the Lewis and Clark branch, designed by Frederick Dunn.
St. John's Episcopal Church Mid-Century Modern by Alden B. Dow
St. John’s Episcopal Church Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, The Episcopal Church in Midland was established in 1867.
Now Open: A Mid-Century Modern Gem Steps Into the 21st Century
By bumping out the back of their Arapahoe Acres home and adding sliding glass walls that open to an awesome outdoor living space,...
Midcentury Modern Building in Lexington, Kentucky Faces Looming Demolition
The Peoples Bank in downtown Lexington may face demolition.
10 Timeless Midcentury-Modern Homes
It’s been more than five decades since its heyday, yet we still love midcentury modern.
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca
When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
20 Great Midcentury Modern Interiors
The following rooms provide a modern take on what it is to live today in a midcentury modern home.
The Rejuvenated Austin Motel Welcomes Guests With Upbeat, Midcentury-Modern Vibes
Liz Lambert and her hospitality group Bunkhouse give the South Congress Avenue mainstay a makeover that celebrates its roots.
A Mid-Century Modern Home in Southwest Portland
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
A Midcentury-Modern Home in L.A. Designed by Richard Banta Is For Sale For $899K
For those looking for that perfect midcentury-modern house in the hills of Southern California, this 1962 gem designed by Richard...
A Designer's Tips for Renovating a Midcentury Modern Interior
In our upcoming March issue, we visit a 1959 home in Portland designed by local architect William Fletcher that was converted...
Stay in a Chic and Modern Moroccan Villa Near the Medina of Marrakech
Pack your caftan and get ready to lounge poolside at this elegantly designed contemporary Moroccan villa only 15 minutes from the...
A Mid-Century Modern Makeover in Los Angeles
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
Experience Cape Cod Modern by Staying at the Midcentury Weidlinger House
Taking cues from his illustrious friend and neighbor Marcel Breuer, engineer Paul Weidlinger designed a summer house on the edge...

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