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 Couple’s Careful Restoration of an L.A. Midcentury Earns It Landmark Status
Before & After: A Couple’s Careful Restoration of an L.A. Midcentury Earns It Landmark Status
Acting as their own general contractors, the homeowners respectfully update architect Doug Rucker’s redwood-clad Hogan Residence.
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Before & After: A Blissful Update Reinvents a 1960s Alexander Home in Palm Springs
Listed for $880K, the modernized post-and-beam home embodies quintessential Palm Springs style.
A Michigan Midcentury With Colorful ’60s Flair Lists for $319K
The five-bedroom residence in Midland features redwood cladding, Douglas fir ceilings, and stacked limestone walls.
One of Brooklyn’s Only Single-Family Midcentury Homes Lists for $6.95M
One of Brooklyn’s Only Single-Family Midcentury Homes Lists for $6.95M
The Brooklyn Heights Merz House, originally home to architects Joseph and Mary Merz, is on sale for the first time since its construction.
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A Midcentury Los Angeles Home With “Spider Leg” Beams Asks $1M
The 1950s home combines poured-in-place concrete walls with a post-and-beam roof.
A Stellar Work of Midcentury Modern Architecture Is Up For Sale in New Zealand
Completed in 1963 by Hall & Mackenzie, The Japanese-inspired Fletcher House is in mint condition—and it’s packed with custom details.
For the First Time Ever, This Winsome Illinois Home by Frank Lloyd Wright Is on the Market
The John O. Carr House, built in 1950, has been expanded by its architect resident, who took painstaking care to preserve its original character.
An Architect’s Barrel-Vaulted Home in the Hudson Valley Treetops Asks $1.45M
The midcentury home in Dobbs Ferry, New York, features arched cedar ceilings built by a Norwegian shipbuilder.
A Luminous Midcentury Home and ADU in Los Angeles Ask $3.2M
The Schott House, designed by A. Quincy Jones and respectfully updated by Cory Buckner, hasn’t hit the market in 26 years.
A Hilltop Midcentury Under the Hollywood Sign Seeks $3.6M
The restored post-and-beam residence in Beachwood Canyon takes full advantage of its high perch.
Before & After: A Revived Midcentury in Wisconsin With Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings Asks $550K
Before & After: A Revived Midcentury in Wisconsin With Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings Asks $550K
Outside Milwaukee, this 1960 residence features an “upside-down” floor plan with an airy communal area upstairs.
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An Impeccably Renovated Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $3.75M
This arresting Los Angeles–area residence echoes the style of the designer’s Case Study House #16B.
For a Cool $25 Million, You Can Buy Richard Neutra’s Most Famous Palm Springs Home
The Kaufmann Desert House was meticulously restored by Marmol Radziner in the 1990s—and now it’s up for grabs.
A Hilltop Midcentury in Berkeley With Bay Views and a Writer’s Cottage Asks $970K
Available for the first time in nearly 60 years, the home offers a glass-fronted living room with views of the San Francisco Bay.
This Tranquil, Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Home Asks $1.2M
The lovingly cared-for property, located outside of Salt Lake City, is now available for the first time since its completion in 1958.
A Portland Midcentury by Frank Shell Offers Laid-Back Living for $1M
Architect Frank Shell only designed a handful of homes—and they’re all keepers. Here’s a rare opportunity to snap one up.
A Restored ’60s Home on Lake Oswego Channels Swanky “Mad Men” Vibes
With wall-to-wall wood and panoramic views, this modish midcentury sets the tone for relaxation just minutes from downtown Portland.
Before & After: An Eichler Swaps a Chopped-Up Layout for Connected, Colorful Spaces
Without adding square footage, Re:modern enlivens and streamlines a jumbled 1959 Eichler in Northern California.
A Renovated Midcentury in Georgia With a Lush Central Courtyard Asks $780K
DSNWRK expanded the 1954 Atlanta-area home while restoring its original flagstone and wood surfaces.
A Midcentury Home Renovation Celebrates Its Striking, Open-Truss Ceiling
Designed by a little-known architect in 1949, the now streamlined home honors its original bones.
A Midcentury L.A. Home by Pioneering Chinese-American Architect Eugene K. Choy Seeks $2M
Originally built in 1956, the post-and-beam structure was stylishly renovated in 2008.
A Midcentury Jean Prouvé Prefab on the French Riviera Asks $7.5M
Designated a historic monument in 1991, this midcentury masterpiece on the coast of France marries indoor/outdoor living with avant-garde prefabrication techniques.
A New Book Celebrates a Texas Midcentury Gem—and the Trailblazing Architect Who Designed It
In 1952, John Saunders Chase became the first African American to graduate with an architecture degree in Texas. When nobody would hire him, he built his own legacy anyway.
For $1.35M, Snag This Renovated Midcentury Retreat Nestled in a Hardwood Forest
Sited at the end of a long driveway, the home contrasts an original stone facade with walls of windows and colorful slate flooring.
Before & After: A Timeworn Midcentury in Connecticut Gets a Moody Makeover
Interior designer Alex Fawcett uses a light touch to spruce up Casa Yamagoya, preserving its defining features to create an evocative retreat.
A. Quincy Jones and Whitney R. Smith’s Historic Schneidman House Lists for $3.8M
This midcentury stunner was certified a historic-cultural monument in 2012.
A John Lautner Post-and-Beam Hits the Market for the First Time Ever
Built in 1952, the Hollywood Hills home is now for sale by the original family.
A Sunny, Updated Eichler in Oakland Just Listed for $1.3M
Oakland’s Sequoyah Hills neighborhood holds the city’s only Eichler tract—and it’s one of the smallest in the Bay Area.
Richard Neutra’s Bailey House Hits the Market—Along With a Lavish Mansion—for $20M
Also known as Case Study House #20, the Bailey House was restored by Marmol Radziner.
A One-of-a-Kind Midcentury Modern Has Resurfaced on the Market to the Tune of $3.5M
Black-and-white shots by famed architectural photographer Julius Shulman offer a vintage look at the Fred Antelline House, designed by a 19-year-old Jon P. Antelline for his...