Upon spotting an original William Krisel designed home for the Alexander Company via our Mid-Century Home Owners Facebook Group, we got in touch with homeowner Steven Ferrarese to inquire about how he came to be in possession of the Vista Las Palmas home.
Mid-Century Home features contemporary homes and buildings designed by some of the most influential modernist architects of the 20th century and built during the mid-century period: Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler, Craig Ellwood and John Lautner are few of them.
Every day we curate a selection of the most representative mid-century and contemporary style homes, to inspire and make you dream but also to share the story of their architects and owners.
We choose homes designed by architects who we believe respected the modernist principles of building, influenced their generation and set the bar for the architects to come.
Nestled in the thick of five wooded acres of land, the Woodland House provides Graphic Designer Andrew Merritt, wife Abbey, son and two dogs the much valued peace and quiet from the hustle of the rest of the world.
Beaumaris Modern is a testimony to the blooming and progressive lifestyle preferred by bohemians, artists and young couples in Australia’s Post Second World War Beaumaris neighborhood.
As fresh homeowners of this original 1958 midcentury gem, Designer Jessica Hansen of Tandem Design Interiors and her husband Kevin Jones took on a massive project.
Drama-Fueled Modernism on the Waterfront: The Jafari Residence
This custom-built and designed midcentury modern is a creative reflection of its time. Sitting atop a substructure, the house appears as if floating mid-air.
The Re-Open House in Austin, Texas, is one amongst many beautiful modern designs Matt Fajkus Architecture can be proud to have on their roster.
This endearing Cliff May midcentury house is a breath of fresh air.
Arranged around a large courtyard, the house carries an air of homey indoor/outdoor living.
A Renovation from A-Z: An Icelandic Midcentury is Vamped Up to Provide Comfort and Sustainability.
The Ravine House is a modern home along Lake Michigan designed by Robbins Architecture.
Tucked into a hillside surrounded by mountains, valleys and grasslands, this modernist home blends perfectly into its environment
The Bridgford House. Built in 1954 by influential Australian architect Robin Boyd, enjoys a natural flow throughout its’ single story interiors.
This iconic collaboration between Charles DuBois and the Alexander Construction Company is the epitome of Palm Springs’ midcentury architecture.
This midcentury home has been restored and revised over the years to go beyond the simple necessities of modern living.
Since its original construction in 1963, the home was expanded to cover 3,278 square feet of living space, including three courtyards.
Situated in the prestigious neighborhood of Vista Las Palmas, this Charles Dubois Swiss Miss A-frame style home is a sight to behold.,
This impressive one storey desert residence was built to serve in the hot, dry climate of Arizona’s Paradise Valley.
Located in Boucherville, a city in the Montérégie region of Quebec, the stunning property stems from the ground like a midcentury work of art.
This Usonian home is one of the only two constructions by Frank Lloyd Wright in all of St. Louis. The 2,310 square foot home set in Town and Country, Missouri, has only ever been inhabited by the Pappas family.
First listed as a ‘tear-down’, this 1955 Leslie W. Coryat home was brought back to life by the current owners.
This iconic home in Chicago’s Indiana Head Park, Illinois, in the course of remaining true to its original 60’s style, has been freshened up.
This architectural masterpiece by Richard Leplastrier is a perfect example of a shipshape modern house overflowing with personality.
This modern style home is laced with luxury and contemporary elements in conjunction with 1950’s Southern Californian class.
The property enjoys breathtaking views of the Santa Rosa Mountains from within Thunderbird Heights in Rancho Mirage.
Situated in the South Sand Section near Downtown Manhattan Beach, this midcentury modern courtyard house fully enjoys the benefits of indoor/outdoor living.
This self-effacing midcentury modern home in Beaumaris bears a distinguished feature; the home’s window-wall has been contested to be the first of its kind.
Modestly dubbed The Shed, this midcentury inspired contemporary home design is glorious in all its features.