Midcentury Homes

From preserved masterworks by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright and The Harvard Five to carefully updated modern homes, these stories showcase the current conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were revolutionary moments in American architecture. Explore homes that pay homage to a pivotal point in design history.

Before & After: A Dark Midcentury Turns Into a Luminous Gem
Before & After: A Dark Midcentury Turns Into a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury ranch in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - 7 hours ago
An Updated Eichler in the Bay Area Lists For $1.25M
An Updated Eichler in the Bay Area Lists For $1.25M
With a spacious, light-filled atrium providing an easy transition to and from the outdoors, this San Rafael Eichler is high on midcentury style.
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A Midcentury Charmer in the Bay Area Is Listed at $749K
A Midcentury Charmer in the Bay Area Is Listed at $749K
With authentic midcentury details, a sunny personality, and even a backyard cabana, this Oakland abode has a lot to offer.
 - 8 days ago
Grab This Orange County Eichler For $1M
Grab This Orange County Eichler For $1M
Hitting the market at $1,000,000, this classic Eichler in Orange County, California, is priced to move.
 - 6 days ago
The Iconic Home Frank Lloyd Wright Built For His Son Is Listed For $13M
The Iconic Home Frank Lloyd Wright Built For His Son Is Listed For $13M
This architecturally significant three-bedroom, four-bath home was prelude to the iconic architect's future work.
 - 7 days ago
An Updated Orange County Eichler Hits the Market at $1M
An Updated Orange County Eichler Hits the Market at $1M
With a welcoming central atrium, this warm and inviting Orange County Eichler radiates the feeling of entering a hidden gem.
 - 12 days ago
Own This L.A. Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $2.45M
Own This L.A. Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $2.45M
On the market for the first time ever, the Grant House by A. Quincy Jones encapsulates the midcentury modern look.
 - 13 days ago
A Handsome East Bay Eichler Lists For $875K
A Handsome East Bay Eichler Lists For $875K
The Palm Springs vibes are particularly strong at this pristine midcentury gem in Concord, California.
 - 17 days ago
An Alluring Kazumi Adachi Home Is Listed For $1.79M
An Alluring Kazumi Adachi Home Is Listed For $1.79M
Meticulously renovated and restored in 2014, this home combines the best of Japanese-inspired details, modern living, and midcentury design.
 - 20 days ago
Fifty Shades Actor Jamie Dornan Lists His Midcentury Retreat at $3.2M
Fifty Shades Actor Jamie Dornan Lists His Midcentury Retreat at $3.2M
Best known for his lead role in the movie 50 Shades of Grey, Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan is letting go of a midcentury gem with a glass atrium.
 - 25 days ago
Own Legendary Designer Paul Rand's Midcentury Home For $895K
Own Legendary Designer Paul Rand's Midcentury Home For $895K
For the first time in history, the award-winning home of iconic art director and graphic designer Paul Rand hits the market in Weston, Connecticut.
 - a month ago
This Michigan Couple Found Out They Own the Last Standing Home by Alexander Girard
This Michigan Couple Found Out They Own the Last Standing Home by Alexander Girard
The last of a little-known, thought-to-be-extinct breed—a midcentury modern house by Alexander Girard—is discovered near Detroit.
 - a month ago
A Major Restoration Rescued This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Major Restoration Rescued This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien Engels.
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11 Celebrity Homes That Showcase Desert Modernism in Rancho Mirage
11 Celebrity Homes That Showcase Desert Modernism in Rancho Mirage
Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, and Frank Sinatra were just a few of the notable homeowners in Rancho Mirage, a desert resort just east of Palm Springs.
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Snatch Up This Rare Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed ASB Home For $800K
Snatch Up This Rare Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed ASB Home For $800K
With a meticulous restoration and fascinating past, this recently documented American System-Built Home in Wisconsin is a true architectural gem.
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A Dreamy Midcentury in Oakland Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.4M
A Dreamy Midcentury in Oakland Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.4M
Grab this wood-clad 1963 midcentury home with stunning South Bay views before it's too late.
 - a month ago
A Bay Area Eichler With Custom Updates Hits the Market at $1.29M
A Bay Area Eichler With Custom Updates Hits the Market at $1.29M
This classic midcentury home includes plenty of custom features, a light-filled atrium, and over 2,000 square feet of striking living space.
 - a month ago
A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M
A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M
On the market for the first time in 10 years, this classic midcentury home was architect Ray Kappe's first commission.
 - a month ago
A Renovation Sheds New Light on a Cookie-Cutter Home in Sydney
A Renovation Sheds New Light on a Cookie-Cutter Home in Sydney
Strategically located skylights brighten and modernize this renovated 1950s bungalow.
 - 2 months ago
A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May Is Listed For $720K
A Midcentury California Ranch by Cliff May Is Listed For $720K
With four outdoor living spaces, this prefab Cliff May abode is perfect for large-scale entertaining.
 - 2 months ago
The Beloved Brady Bunch House Hits the Market at $1.89M
The Beloved Brady Bunch House Hits the Market at $1.89M
Whether you relive the story of the Brady Bunch or write your own, you'll want to snatch up this cultural icon of American television.
 - 2 months ago
A Midcentury Gem in Utah Is Listed For $550K
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.
 - 2 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Ooze Midcentury Modern Vibes
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Ooze Midcentury Modern Vibes
Whether constructed in the '50s and '60s or paying homage to the style, these homes from the Dwell community love midcentury modern just as much as we do. Take a peek at our...
 - 2 months ago
A Midcentury Cabin at California’s Sea Ranch Gets a Glowing Makeover
A Midcentury Cabin at California’s Sea Ranch Gets a Glowing Makeover
Originally designed by pioneering Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this 684-square-foot cabin has been lovingly restored and is ready for guests.
 - 2 months ago
Moby’s Luminous Midcentury in New York Asks $1.3M
Moby’s Luminous Midcentury in New York Asks $1.3M
An hour north of New York City, this carefully restored midcentury modern was designed by David Henken, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright.
 - 2 months ago
Before and After: A Neglected 1960s Ranch-Style Home Gets a Sunny Outdoor Connection
Before and After: A Neglected 1960s Ranch-Style Home Gets a Sunny Outdoor Connection
From the front door to the backyard, no space was left behind in the dramatic overhaul of a derelict midcentury in Southern California.
 - 2 months ago
A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable
A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable
Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the Scandinavian-inspired design.
 - 2 months ago
A Widely Published Midcentury in L.A. Hits the Market at $6.9M
A Widely Published Midcentury in L.A. Hits the Market at $6.9M
Designed by Buff & Hensman and famously photographed by Julius Shulman, this iconic midcentury radiates recognition and style.
 - 2 months ago
A Marcel Breuer-Designed Midcentury Is Listed For $1.9M
A Marcel Breuer-Designed Midcentury Is Listed For $1.9M
Designed by legendary architect Marcel Breuer, this stunning home in the Berkshires also includes a 900-square-foot guest house.
 - 3 months ago
A Revamped Midcentury Wrapped in Glass and Timber Is Listed For $1.25M
A Revamped Midcentury Wrapped in Glass and Timber Is Listed For $1.25M
Completely renovated with modern amenities, a 1960s midcentury in East Hampton hits the market.
 - 3 months ago