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.

Richard Neutra's Iconic Chuey House Hits the Market For $6.25M
Richard Neutra's Iconic Chuey House Hits the Market For $6.25M
Listed last year for $8.3 million, this storied midcentury property is now “priced to move”—but there's a catch.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - 5 days ago
A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $595K
A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $595K
This stunning time capsule of unique midcentury design has nearly all of its original details intact—and it just listed for the first time in Portland, Oregon.
 - 11 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Midcentury Glass House Is Revitalized For $299K
Budget Breakdown: A Midcentury Glass House Is Revitalized For $299K
Rescued from demolition, a cantilevered home in Michigan is restored as a refined retreat with a magnificent indoor/outdoor connection.
 - 16 days ago
Frank Sinatra’s Legendary Midcentury Hits the Market at $12.5M
Frank Sinatra’s Legendary Midcentury Hits the Market at $12.5M
Designed by William Pereira, the storied Byrdview estate is looking for a new owner.
 - 16 days ago
Clad in Stainless Steel, a Commanding Midcentury in England Wants $3.2M
Clad in Stainless Steel, a Commanding Midcentury in England Wants $3.2M
This award-winning, renovated midcentury abode features an arresting, stainless-steel exterior and several courtyards.
 - 23 days ago
A Mondrian-Like Craig Ellwood Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $2.95 Million
A Mondrian-Like Craig Ellwood Midcentury Home Hits the Market For $2.95 Million
Built in 1956 by influential Los Angeles–based architect Craig Ellwood, Casa Kundera is currently on the market after a full remodel in November 2018.
 - a month ago
Before & After: Mandy Moore Rescues a Classic Pasadena Midcentury From a Jarring ’90s Remodel
Before & After: Mandy Moore Rescues a Classic Pasadena Midcentury From a Jarring ’90s Remodel
This Pasadena residence was designed by modernist architect Harold B. Zook in 1950, but an ill-fitting ’90s renovation clashed with its midcentury spirit.
 - a month ago
Life From the Inside Out: The Essentially Modern Home of Designer Finn Juhl
Life From the Inside Out: The Essentially Modern Home of Designer Finn Juhl
The home that legendary Danish architect and designer Finn Juhl designed for himself in 1942 remains unchanged since his death and is a fascinating snapshot of the golden age of...
 - a month ago
Before & After: A Bill Mack Midcentury Gem Gets a Gorgeous Remodel in Three Months Flat
Before & After: A Bill Mack Midcentury Gem Gets a Gorgeous Remodel in Three Months Flat
A creative California couple turn a Bill Mack-designed midcentury residence into a beautiful and practical modern home.
 - a month ago
Before & After: A Creative Couple Update Their Midcentury L.A. Home With Custom Furniture
Before & After: A Creative Couple Update Their Midcentury L.A. Home With Custom Furniture
Matt and Jen Monroe turn a tired 1951 midcentury house in Eagle Rock into a warm, contemporary home where they now live with their two daughters.
 - a month ago
A Midcentury Rummer Home Near Portland Hits the Market For $699K
A Midcentury Rummer Home Near Portland Hits the Market For $699K
Rummer is Oregon's answer to Eichler—and his light-filled homes are coveted by midcentury enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest.
 - a month ago
Kristen Wiig’s Restored Silver Lake Midcentury Home Asks $5.1M
Kristen Wiig’s Restored Silver Lake Midcentury Home Asks $5.1M
Perched high in the hills of Silver Lake, this Albert P. Martin-designed midcentury home has returned to the market following a recent renovation and expansion.
 - a month ago
A Bay Area Eichler Home With a Greenery-Filled Atrium Lists For $850K
A Bay Area Eichler Home With a Greenery-Filled Atrium Lists For $850K
A well-preserved Eichler in Concord, California, hits the market for the first time in over 50 years.
 - a month ago
The Gross House by A. Quincy Jones Hits the Market For $2.4M
The Gross House by A. Quincy Jones Hits the Market For $2.4M
This classic midcentury home in Crestwood Hills has been beautifully restored—and it's now for sale.
 - 2 months ago
This Light-Filled Orange County Eichler Home Just Listed For $1.1M
This Light-Filled Orange County Eichler Home Just Listed For $1.1M
A bright and beautifully updated SoCal Eichler house seeks a new owner.
 - 2 months ago
Before & After: An Expanded Wedge-Shaped Abode Flaunts its Midcentury Roots
Before & After: An Expanded Wedge-Shaped Abode Flaunts its Midcentury Roots
Lanefab Design/Build gives the angular Mitchell House, originally built in 1965, a faithful makeover that honors its heritage.
 - 2 months ago
Here’s Your Chance to Own an Iconic Home Designed by Marcel Breuer
Here’s Your Chance to Own an Iconic Home Designed by Marcel Breuer
This December, Marcel Breuer’s Stillman Cottage will be listed for auction at an estimated $2–$2.5 million. Now is your chance to own a historic work of modern design.
 - 2 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Mad For Midcentury Design
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Mad For Midcentury Design
It's no secret that Dwell is captivated with midcentury modern homes.
 - 2 months ago
A Thoughtfully Updated Hillside Home in L.A. Lists For $5.12M
A Thoughtfully Updated Hillside Home in L.A. Lists For $5.12M
Built by midcentury architect Albert P. Martin, this historic home comes with killer views of the Silver Lake Reservoir, not to mention an incredible 17,262-square-foot lot.
 - 2 months ago
Snag the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway For the Reduced Price of $2.7M
Snag the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway For the Reduced Price of $2.7M
Dubbed the “House of Tomorrow” for its futuristic design, this midcentury-modern abode was once fit for The King of Rock ’n Roll.
 - 2 months ago
A Southern California Midcentury Gets a Serene, Japanese-Inspired Treatment
A Southern California Midcentury Gets a Serene, Japanese-Inspired Treatment
Lucas Design Associates and Graham Architecture renovate a 1961 midcentury in Laguna Beach, imbuing it with a rich, layered atmosphere that showcases the owners’ antique...
 - 2 months ago
This Pierre Koenig-Designed Case Study House Lists For $3.6M
This Pierre Koenig-Designed Case Study House Lists For $3.6M
Known as the Bailey House, Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 21 boasts two bedrooms, two baths, and a whole lot of charming midcentury detail.
 - 2 months ago
A Midcentury Masterpiece by E. Fay Jones Hits the Market at $1.8M
A Midcentury Masterpiece by E. Fay Jones Hits the Market at $1.8M
An architectural gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice seeks a new buyer in Memphis.
 - 2 months ago
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
Experience indoor-outdoor living to the fullest in this midcentury classic.
 - 2 months ago
Grab This Light-Filled L.A.  Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $629K
Grab This Light-Filled L.A. Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $629K
Recently restored, this sun-soaked Southern Californian home boasts many hallmarks of midcentury design.
 - 2 months ago
Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M
Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M
Built in 1960, at the height of the Cold War, this well-preserved midcentury home is packed with authentic period charm—including its very own bomb shelter.
 - 3 months ago
Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
Nicholas Blechman, the creative director of The New Yorker, and Luise Stauss, a photo editor and art director, open their doors.
 - 3 months ago
My House: Street Artist Flore’s Unlikely Midcentury Haven in Florida
My House: Street Artist Flore’s Unlikely Midcentury Haven in Florida
New York– and Miami–based artist Christopher “Flore” Florentino reveals how his picturesque midcentury in Central Florida inspires his life and work.
 - 3 months ago
Pop Art, Street Art, and Space Age Furniture Collide at a Painter’s Midcentury Ranch Home in Florida
Pop Art, Street Art, and Space Age Furniture Collide at a Painter’s Midcentury Ranch Home in Florida
Painter Christopher Florentino explains how he revived a 1963 house by modern architect Gene Leedy.
 - 3 months ago
Picture Yourself in This Historic L.A. Midcentury For $2.6M
Picture Yourself in This Historic L.A. Midcentury For $2.6M
Designed by acclaimed architect Richard Dorman, this 1959 home is packed with midcentury charm.
 - 3 months ago