Step back in time: Mid-century design

Live the dream… Take a trip to a bygone era with our collection of mid-century modern homes. Created by renowned architects, they’ve been carefully restored by their new owners, and curated with original features and design details that allow you to travel in time. Stay a while and immerse yourself in the mid-century lifestyle.

Our collection includes some of the greats — Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, John Lautner, and William Krisel — as well as a few unexpected treasures. Pictured above: Modern Classic, Palm Springs, California.

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Retro House Los Feliz, California

Impervious to the march of time, this delightfully intact mid-century home features meticulous period design inside and out and has recreated a brief time and place in American life. Exteriors and interiors are cheerful reminders of the post war and 1970s era. From $3,900 per week.

 

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The Eppstein House  Galesburg, Michigan

Established in 1946 as a cooperative development by a group of scientists, this holiday home in Michigan is one of only four built by Frank Lloyd Wright in what was originally intended to be a planned community of over 20 homes. It was recently restored by husband and wife Marika Broere and Tony Hillebrandt. From $340 per night.

 

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Still Bend/The Schwartz House  Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Originally referred to as Still Bend due to its location on the east Twin River, this Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Two Rivers, Wisconsin is beautifully executed and preserved. An exhilarating example of Usonian design that was to be Wright’s signature concept and style. From $325 per night.

 

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Beachwood Mid-Century Los Angeles, California

Located on a secluded and very private ridgetop just under the famous Hollywood sign in Beachwood Canyon, this beautifully crafted mid-century gem was created by Japanese architect Kazumi Adachi in 1958 with a subtle restoration by architect Josh Schweitzer. From $949 per night.

 

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Racquet Club Alexander  Palm Springs, California

This classic Alexander is newly renovated and updated with reverence for William Krisel’s original design. With style influences from Charles and Ray Eames’ California residence as well as a modern Scandinavian-inspired palette of pale neutrals and wood textures, the home comes together as an earthy modern residence. From $299 per night.

 

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Le Corbusier Marseille, France

The enduring genius of Le Corbusier was in his ability to marry innovative function and bold, expressive style. Housed in his famous UNESCO-registered “Radiant City” building, this holiday home in Marseille was carefully restored to showcase all of his creativity and originality. From 75 euros per night.

 

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Mackey Penthouse  Los Angeles, California

Located in a residential neighborhood of West Los Angeles and completed by R.M Schindler in 1939, the Mackey Apartments are one of a series of residential projects designed and conceived in the city by the architect in the 1930s. Innovative and unconventional, the compact layout, utilitarian use of built-in furnishings, incorporation of natural light and variable designs characteristics are all hallmarks of Schindler’s work. From $220 per night.

 

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The Lautner  Desert Hot Springs, California

The only residence designed by legendary architect John Lautner that is open to the public, this hotel is a throwback to the futuristic cool of the mid-20th century. Built in 1947, it was purchased by interior designer Tracy Beckmann and furniture designer Ryan Trowbridge, and they have poured their hearts and souls into restoring it to its former glory. From $245 per night.

 

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Krisel Glass Cabin Palm Springs, California

Named a featured home for Modernism Week 2018, this property in Palm Springs is one of many designed by mid-century modern luminary William Krisel and constructed by The Alexander Company. A classic representation of Krisel’s style, the restoration gets the chic vintage beauty of the era just right, in a flawless homage to a bygone era. From $345 per night.

 

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Weaving House Lakeland, Florida

This home in Lakeland, Florida is part of the lesser-known Sarasota School of mid-century modern architecture. Designed and built by Mark Hampton in 1956, and renovated by design authority Andrew Weaving, the exterior and interiors have been immaculately preserved. From $250 per night.

 

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Allenwood House  Hollywood, California

Transported from its mid-century roots and translated into a modern light-filled home, the classic early California architecture of Donald Perry Polsky has been given a stunning update by architect Jeffrey Eyster. From $4,000 per week.

For more mid-century modern and architect-designed homes all over the world, browse our collection here.

 

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