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A designer saves this 1963 glass box home from demolition, giving it mid mod edge

Glass box homes are a signature style of Mid Century Modern architecture, and this lake house is stunning enough to match the gorgeous views over the water.

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A Look Back at Charles Schridde's Houses of The Future

Illustrator Charles Schridde created some of the most stunning images of what he thought the home of tomorrow will look like back in the 1960s.

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A Vintage Airstream Trailer Is Now the Ultimate Live/Work Mobile

At just 80 square feet, The Kugelschiff is a renovated Airstream Bambi II that now serves as a tech entrepreneur’s tiny home and office.

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Midcentury modern design got its start as Cold War propaganda

Before midcentury was a household name, the State Department used MoMA’s “Good Design” exhibitions to sell the American vision of consumerism abroad.

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Frank Sinatra’s Legendary Midcentury Hits the Market at $12.5M - Dwell

Designed by William Pereira, the storied Byrdview estate where Frank Sintra lived in the 1950s and '60s is looking for a new owner.

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The Enduring Allure of Mid-Century Modernism - Flashbak

Mid-century modernism, they say, is timeless. But it’s also very clearly from a certain time and place. An American take on Bauhaus designs and the International style, 50’s modern interior designs have returned in force, bolstered by Mad Men, Etsy, P

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What Does Mid-Century Modern Really Mean?

We put together a very high-level overview on the Mid-Mod design movement to provide insight on what makes a piece authentically Mid-Century Modern.

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Weird History: What Ever Happened to the Home Intercom? | Apartment Therapy

Weird history -- whatever happened to the intercom? We traced this home trend back in time.

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First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms - Curbed NY

Get a peek inside the TWA Hotel’s new hotel rooms, which are inspired by midcentury modern design.

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These photos show an idealized vision of midcentury America… with a subtle hint of weirdness

Not much is known about Nina Leen, the Russian-born Life photographer who moved to New York in 1939 and proceeded to spend the next four decades making some of the best — and least remembered —…

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Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities & some may surprise you!

Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities across the U.S., and some may surprise you! Let’s take a little road trip, shall we?

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Photographer Compares 1960s Postcards Vs. How These Places Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable | Bored Panda

Not long ago an old matchbook laying on photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer's desk caught his eye. Or rather, it was the postcard-like picture on it, of a resort

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10 Modernist Patio Furniture Pieces for Your Summer Patio

Whether it's good conversation, a good tan or a good drink you're after, these patio furniture picks are a must for a sizzling hot season of hosting.

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Why James Bond Would Love Modernism Week – Modernism Weekly

What the Super Spy and Modernism Week have in common and why you shouldn't miss this party. Women love him, men aspire to be him. Whether your personal preference is Sean, Roger or Daniel (purrrrr!),

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California dreaming: the homes where the spirit of the 60s lives on | Life and style | The Guardian

‘Nobody ever thought of leaving here unless they were carried out’: why many of the original residents of these elegant Marin County homes still live there

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Motels and motor courts: Saving Las Vegas’ mid-century gems - Las Vegas Weekly

During the mid-20th century, an organic uniqueness evolved in Downtown Las Vegas, a gift of sorts for the future, for that day when the quaint and personal motor courts with stunning signage would somehow outlast the more elegant destinations of yesteryear, providing historical depth in an ever-changing city.

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Be the Second Owner Ever of This Groovy Mid-Century Mod in Sherman Oaks - New to Market - Curbed LA

Hitting the market for the first time since being built in 1964 is this mid-century modern in the Royal Woods neighborhood of Sherman Oaks. While the five-bedroom, three-bath residence is...

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The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner | Dwell

Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her own work at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles on May 30. We've assembled a few of Lautner's most revered works in anticipation.

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Vacation like 'Mad Men': Mid-century homes you can rent

TV's Mad Men, which enters its final season this month, has been lauded for its emphasis on visual authenticity. From Don's narrow ties to the evocative interiors he inhabits, the show has come to embody mid-century style.

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Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas | Dwell

An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated mid-century gem into a hillside perch for their family.

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Grab A Glass Because It's The Best Whiskey Ads Of The 1960s!

James Bond + Jim Beam = Winner! Forget everything you knew about the 1960s. Forget Mad Men, forget Apollo 11, forget The Beatles, forget JFK, forget Cuba, don't forget Vietnam...but forget about the rest. In the '60s, all you had to care about was a nice bottle of bourbon and the quickest method of getting it into your mouth.

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The Jetsons Amusement Park Ride That Never Was

Bruce Bushman was a designer whose name you may not know, but whose work you've almost certainly seen. He worked on everything from the design of the Disneyland castle to episodes of The Flintstones TV show. But there's one project that Bushman worked on

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The rise and spectacular fall of Venice Beach's Pacific Ocean Park

If you had walked along the beach in Venice in the early 1970s, you would have come across the sagging, crumbling, partially incinerated ghost of an old amusement park on a pier. If you've watched the skate documentary

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See Mid-Century Chicago in 20 Vintage Postcards

A collection of linen postcards from 1930 to 1945 shows Chicago not exactly as it was, but as a visitor would want to remember it.

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    The Pod - Architizer

    This project dubbed 'The Pod' by its owners, is a modern interpretation of the traditional timber framed fibro granny flat. It helps a family of four plus gr...

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    Q&A: Midcentury preservation stands out in year's architectural trends - St. Louis Business Journal

    In Friday’s edition of the Business Journal, we asked Michelle Swatek, the executive director of the St. Louis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, to tell us what’s going on in the St. Louis market. She cited preservation of Midcentury bu

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    Cameron's house from Ferris Bueller finally sells for $1M

    After five years on the market, the house from Ferris Bueller's Day Off finally sells - for less than half its original asking price.

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    Meet the Bananas 1950s Arch House Above the Sunset Strip

    The British Pathé has recently uploaded thousands of wild historic videos to their YouTube, including a 44-second, tantalizing introduction to this very...

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    The Secret Weapon Of "Mad Men"? Herman Miller

    How the Zeeland, Michigan, furniture company helps Mad Men set decorator Claudette Didul-Mann get the details right.

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    Petite 1949 Modern in Pasadena's Poppy Peak Asking $675k

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pasadena's Poppy Peak district contains an abundance of excellent modern architecture by well-known practitioners...

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      1958 Portland time capsule house with lots of memories -- including a Steve Jobs story - Retro Renovation

      This 1958 time capsule house in Portland, Oregon was the site of many Reed College visitor gatherings -- including a session with student-age Steve Jobs.

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        Home Invasion: Modernist master William Krisel's home destroyed In Brentwood

        Modernist master William Krisel's home destroyed In Brentwood. - Short, direct, and lively, The Architect's Newspaper is the essential read in the field.

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          Modern Home Built Using 31 Shipping Containers

          You might not realize it, but this house in Graceville, Australia was built from 31 shipping containers. The large freights are typically used to send goods…

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            Richard Neutra's Elegant Mid-Century Pitcairn House Hits the Market for $6 Million

            Richard Neutra's elegant mid-century Pitcairn house is on the market for six million dollars. The famous home is known for its sophisticated and individualistic design.

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              Buy Greene & Greene's Rustic Camp House For $1.869 Million

              Built in 1904, this rustic estate designed by early-twentieth-century Arts & Crafts powerhouses Greene & Greene is considered to be the precursor...

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                Re-evaluating the Barcelona Chair: Too iconic to be cozy?

                Designed for royalty, Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair has devolved into a corporate cliché. On the eve of a new Mies monograph, we revisit this problematic classic.

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                  Mid-Century Modern Style: Tapered Legs

                  Wondering where this vintage style came from and how it made its way back into modern interiors?...

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                    Design Icon: Isamu Noguchi

                    One of the most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th century, Japanese-American designer and sculptor Isamu Noguchi fashioned a future of organic shapes and clean lines, an elegant fusion of trends and traditions. A restless thinker, world traveler and colla

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                      Kelly Lynch Makes Personal Connection to Oyler House, Neutra Through Film - Desert Guide - February 2014 - Palm Springs, California

                      Actress Kelly Lynch had a chance to meet the original owner of the Richard Neutra designed Oyler House during filming of a documentary on its history.

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                          Built by Becket by Alan Hess

                          The mid decades of the twentieth century were the heyday of Imperial California. The Golden State’s population swelled, its youth revolutionized the nation’s commerce and culture, its entertainment industry colonized the globe, and its aerospace industry ruled the future.

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                            Valley Drive-In Theatre, Lompoc

                            Don't worry about being too late on your date, fellow. The Valley Drive-In Theatre in Lompoc already closed a long time ago. But you can still have a thrill by gazing at the giant screen which is s...

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                              50 Incredible Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles

                              The "City of Angels" is a lot of things to different people. Though some may doubt it's angelic qualities, most of us can agree that Los Angeles, California has a lot to offer including many unique and impressive sights (and sites).

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                                Watch a Supercut of Beautiful Modern Houses on Film

                                Just what we need on a Monday morning in deep summer. From the Vimeo page of James Munn comes this montage of clips of modern houses (some real, and...

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                                  The World of Googie - Ultra Swank Retro Adventures

                                  It was with reluctance that I took on Ultra Swank’s assignment of a segment on Googie design. I am not an expert. Art historians and critics can be a vicious group. One false move and I could be forever condemned...

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                                    Los Angeles’s Endangered Modernist Homes

                                    Los Angeles’s architectural gems are being endangered by a hot real estate market—and a decidedly Beverly Hills aesthetic.

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                                      Googie Grocery Store Threatened

                                      Current operator Superior Grocers has proposed a renovation of the mid-century grocery store that would remove many of its Googie features.

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                                        Hunter Wimmer of Redneck Modern | Front & Main

                                        Hunter Wimmer lives Mid-Century Modern design. Not only is he the Associate Director of Graphic Design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, he wakes up every morning in one of the coolest Eichler Homes we’ve ever seen.

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                                          Here's the Mid-Century Modern Art House Built For Coachella

                                          The first week of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival brought a fancy air-conditioned dance tent, R. Kelly, and a sandstorm...

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                                                Touring Silver Lake's Mid-Century Modern Gems

                                                I am always on the lookout for new ways to see Los Angeles and learn about its rich history. While I love exploring the city on my own and do that as often as I can, I’ve found that taking a tour i...

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                                                  Mid-Century Time Capsule in Windsor Square asking $775k

                                                  Wowza. This 1953 house last changed hands in 2004 (for $660,000), but it looks like it hasn't been much touched since the...

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                                                    14 Brands That Should Have Stuck With Their Vintage Packaging

                                                    Why do people always have to go changing things?

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                                                        15 Mid-Century Modern Dream Homes that will Kill Your Children

                                                        The clean lines, the geometric decorative elements, the seamless blending of indoor and outdoor space... I sure do love mid-century modern architecture. Do you know what I love more? My children. A...

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                                                          Eichler Homes | California Modern Living: 2012 Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour

                                                          Modern Home Tours is proud to present the first annual Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour Presented by Firefly LED. The 2012 Silicon Valley Modern Home Tour will feature 8 amazing examples of contemporary and mid-century architecture (3 Eichler Homes) throughout...

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                                                              Modernism at Mid-Century: The Architecture of the United States Air Force Academy: Robert Bruegmann: 9780226076942: Amazon.com: Books

                                                              Modernism at Mid-Century: The Architecture of the United States Air Force Academy [Robert Bruegmann] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers. One of the country's largest and most important postwar architectural projects,the United States Air Force Academy opened in 1958. With its spectacular natural setting and stunning Modernist design

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                                                                For Sale: Cameron’s House from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

                                                                A tribute to the mid-century modern movement as a historical milestone and a living ideal, reflected in today's best furniture, architecture, and design.

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                                                                  Mid-Century Modern Real Estate & Architecture In Los Angeles (Silver Lake, Hollywood Hills)

                                                                  An updated list of mid-century modern homes for sale in Los Angeles, CA. Find mid-century real estate in the Hollywood Hills, Silver Lake and surrounding areas.