Midcentury Homes

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.

Spend the Night in an Iconic Case Study House North of San Francisco
Here at Dwell, we can't get enough of the Case Study House Program that helped shape modern architecture as we know it today—and...
Elvis Presley’s Palm Springs Honeymoon Retreat Hits the Market
The King of Rock and Roll moved to the circular abode with Priscilla Presley after their Las Vegas wedding in 1967.
A Midcentury Eichler in San Mateo Is Turned Into a Functional Family Home
An Eichler just south of San Francisco is carefully renovated in a way that respects the minimalist beauty of the original design.
Hole Up in This Quintessential Midcentury Modern Rental in Hollywood
Nestled on a quiet lot in the Hollywood Hills, this laidback post-and-beam home was originally designed by architect Philip...
Swedish Designer Bruno Mathsson’s Home Is a Perfect Midcentury Time Capsule
We travel to Värnamo in southern Sweden for an exclusive tour of the iconic furniture maker and designer’s summer home.
See the Careful Transformation of a Midcentury Eichler in San Francisco
Joseph Eichler developed more than 11,000 homes in California from 1949 to 1966, and though tons are still standing today, many...
Live Out Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Vision in This Home That’s Asking $725K
On the market for only the second time, the Anderson House in Pleasantville, New York, was built in 1950 as part of the iconic...
Snag This Rare International Style Home in Washington, D.C.
Designed by esteemed local architect Louis Giles, Jr., the house combines midcentury cool with tasteful modern upgrades.
A Showstopping Midcentury in New Canaan Hits the Market
Sleek and timeless, the DeSilver House in the midcentury modern hotbed of New Canaan, Connecticut, is now up for sale—with its...
An Irresistible Midcentury in Massachusetts Asks $700K
For the purist searching for an unadulterated piece of midcentury design, 540 Nichols Street in Norwood, Massachusetts, outside...
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.
A Hudson Valley Home's Renovation Is Guided by its Best Midcentury Feature
High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the...
An Amazing Tree-Covered Glass House For Sale in the Berkeley Hills
For the first time ever, the personal residence of the late influential architect Donald Olsen is on the market for $1.795...
A Renovated Midcentury Home in L.A. With Timeless Details Asks $1.3M
Take a tour of a light-filled, midcentury-modern home in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood that just hit the market.
Reinvigorating a Classic Midcentury Home in Portland
Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.
7 Colors to Use in Your Home to Create a Midcentury-Modern Look With a Twist
From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the softer, earthier shades that were popular in the 1960s, your own take on...
A Renovated, Midcentury Glass-and-Steel House in New York Asks $2.45M
Designed by Roy O. Allen, the Woodward Residence in Westchester County, New York, offers the chance to own a restored...
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...
8 Midcentury-Modern Vacation Homes You Can Rent in Palm Springs
Escaping to Palm Springs can feel like taking a trip back in time to the 1960s—and these vacation rentals will complete that...
A Midcentury Home For Sale in L.A. That Was Originally Designed For a WWII Pilot
This beautifully preserved midcentury gem in Southern California hits the market for $1.8 million—original charm intact.
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...
The Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Louis Penfield House in Ohio Is For Sale For $1.3M
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1955, this 1,730-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-bathroom residence in Lake County,...
10 Timeless Midcentury-Modern Homes
It’s been more than five decades since its heyday, yet we still love midcentury modern.
The Iconic, Midcentury Home That Peter Womersley Designed For Bernat Klein Asks $1.02M
Designed by the late-British architect Peter Womersley in 1957 for the celebrated textile designer Bernat Klein, the single-story...
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...

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