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Eichler Homes And The Sense of Community

…Continues from The Tradition of Eichler Neighbourhoods The first Eichler homes were designed by well-known California architect team of Anshen & Allen and in later years other architects were hired …

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Eichler Homes: From Niche to Mainstream

(above A. Quincy Jones & Frederick Emmons – photo by Darren Bradley) …continues from Eichler Homes, Promoting Modernism. Starting in 1953, the American real estate market began to change. The rise of …

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Eichler Homes, Promoting Modernism.

(Above, Eichler Homes Terra Linda promotional postcard – via Heather David on FLickr) …continues from Eichler Homes and birth of the Modernist dream. It’s almost certain that Joe Eichler would not have had as much success …

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Eichler Homes And The Birth of Modernist Dream

Generally speaking, Americans living in the early 1940s rarely accepted modern architecture as the standard for private housing. Californians however, were the exception – owing to a subculture of reformers and philanthropists that chose a …

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The Tradition of Eichler Neighbourhoods

Continues from The Joseph Eichler Dream, Living Together in Nature. Eichler began building what today are called the Eichler neighbourhoods within a small community in Sunnyvale California. Originally priced for under ten …

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The First New Eichler in 40 Years

If you have read the interview to our friend and Eichlers expert Monique Lombardelli, you will remember that she was working on building new Eichlers based on original plans. Well, she made …

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Eichler Houses, Between Art and Marketing

 …continues from Eichler Homes: From Niche to Mainstream  Eichler hired Ernie Braun to photograph the house. The photos impressed Belluschi so much that he remarked to Eichler that they showed off the house even …

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Monique Lombardelli: a Life for Eichlers

Monique Lombardelli is a MidCenturyHome reader and fan of our Facebook Page. When she approached us to tell about her projects and documentaries on Eichler houses, we couldn’t resist; we asked her for …

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The Paul Hayden Kirk House in Bellevue

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This house in Bellevue WA, was designed by architect Paul Hayden Kirk in 1955. Kirk worked under many architects, some of which included Floyd Naramore, A.M. Young, B. Dudley Stuart, and …

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A. Quincy Jones

A. Quincy Jones, also known as “Quincy”, was born in 1913 in Kansas(Missouri) but moved to Southern California on a young age. In 1936 he received his B. Arch. from the …

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