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.

You’d Never Guess This Swanky Midcentury Came Close to Being Demolished
You’d Never Guess This Swanky Midcentury Came Close to Being Demolished
The Gillman Residence in Palm Springs gets a new lease on life, and a $3.2M price tag, with an update by Thomboy Properties.
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The Midcentury Modern Stunner From “Knives Out” Lists for $1.4M
Built in 1957 by Walter Pierce, the Hill House was featured as the home of Chris Evans’s character, Ransom Drysdale.
A Groovy 1965 A-Frame Compound with Killer L.A. Views Lists for $1.375M
This midcentury gem comes with a little piece of L.A. culinary history.
A Restored North Bay Eichler With Classic Midcentury Details Asks $1.4M
A Restored North Bay Eichler With Classic Midcentury Details Asks $1.4M
Full of signature Eichler details, the 1958 residence offers sleek style after a top-to-bottom renovation.
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Before & After: A Drab Midcentury Outside Seattle Gets Infused With California Surfer Vibes
A fashion designer asks Wittman Estes to revamp this 1969 Mercer Island home with her Southern California roots in mind.
This Pristine Portland Midcentury Will Let You Live Among the Trees for $1.35M
The 1955 stunner boasts forest views from every room.
A Midcentury Retreat by Architect and Usonia Founder Aaron Resnick Lists for $999K
A disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, Resnick built the Calabi-Picker House using materials and techniques that exemplify Usonian architecture.
Photographer Todd Selby’s Midcentury Pad Lands on the Market for a Cool $3.4M
The Raúl Garduno–designed Franks House comes with a cascading waterfall and a koi pond.
A Double-A, Bay Area Eichler Just Listed for $900K
Two A-frames and an airy atrium define this coveted midcentury classic by A. Quincy Jones.
The Home That Ignited Richard Neutra’s Architectural Career Is Up for Sale
Neutra designed the Lovell Health House to take full advantage of its sunny site high in the hills of Los Angeles.
An Iconic Old Hollywood Hang in Palm Springs Relists for $1.4M
An Iconic Old Hollywood Hang in Palm Springs Relists for $1.4M
Known as the Tea Dance House, this midcentury abode includes a baby grand piano that Rat Pack member Dean Martin used to serenade guests.
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This Edward Fickett–Designed Midcentury Makes Delightful Use of Color
On the market for $2,285,000, the modernized pad also boasts a backyard pool and guesthouse.
In a World Tour of Midcentury Moderns, This Book Is the Final Stop
“Atlas of Midcentury Modern Houses” globe-trots from continent to continent, gathering the era’s definitive homes into one easily accessible place.
This Rentable Midcentury Jewel Glitters in California’s Largest State Park
Entrepreneur Kristen Lewis found her ideal family vacation home in Borrego Springs, a dark-sky community nestled in a 600,000-acre park.
A Darling Midcentury Looker in Palm Desert Lists for $600K
A revamped post-and-beam interior rolls out to meet the sparkling backyard pool.
Before & After: This Historic Midcentury With a Slinky Roofline Debuts at Modernism Week 2020
Once destined for destruction, the Miles Bates House—better known as the Wave House for its curvy roof—will finally open to the public in Palm Springs this week.
This Mint-Condition Midcentury in L.A. Will Take You Back to 1960
You can rent architect Bruce Warren Norcross’s gorgeous post-and-beam design for $7,000 a month.
A Radiant Bay Area Eichler With a Bright Yellow Door Asks $875K
This midcentury gem comes with curb appeal in spades—plus an extra-large master bedroom suite.
This Nearly Forgotten Connecticut Retreat by a Taliesin Fellow Hits the Market for $595K
Allan J. Gelbin designed the 1965 Trinkaus House using principles he learned as an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Sydney’s 1960s Oculus House Is for Sale After an Award-Winning Renovation
This curvaceous midcentury home is completely encircled by a flourishing garden.
This 1956 Post-and-Beam A-Frame in Denver Radiates Vibrant Vintage Vibes
On the market for $800K, the Frenchie Gratts design features mahogany beams that touch down in the middle of the living room.
A Desert Oasis Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice Lists for $1.5M
Having had only two owners since its completion in 1960, the home retains its original turquoise-colored rafters and breezy indoor/outdoor flow.
12 Midcentury Renovated Revelations You Can Find in Seattle
These Seattle homes have successfully struck the balance between treading lightly on the past and revamping for the future.
19 Laudable Midcentury Modern Renovations in Los Angeles
These thoughtful remodels take on the daunting task of preserving the homes’ marvelous midcentury roots.
This Colorful, “Mad Men”–Style Ranch in Houston Seeks $220K
Decked out in vintage fixtures and furniture, the 1957 residence is like a midcentury time capsule.
This Midcentury Home in Ojai Soars Toward the Sky and the Surrounding Mountains
Built in 1960 by Chalfant Head & Associates, this square-shaped house is wrapped with a circular patio—and it’s currently available for $2.88M.
The Frank Lloyd Wright–Inspired Home in “Mrs. Maisel” Is a Stunner—and it’s for Sale
In season three of the hit series, a coy Lenny Bruce invites Midge to “a work thing.” The backdrop? A luxurious Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired estate that’s now on the market.
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
A Lagoon-Style Pool Surrounds This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home Asking $4.3M
The two-story home is crowned with a luminous living room wrapped in 27-foot-high windows.
20th-Century Fox
Eero Saarinen’s legendary Miller House opened to the public in May 2011 for the first time. Leslie Williamson gives us an intimate tour of this Columbus, Indiana, treasure.