Tuesday, April 8, 2014

home tour alert! eichler's in san mateo california

I may just hop up to San Mateo, California on May 3-4, 2014 for the Inside Outside Highlands Eichler Home Tour.

All my favorite things: art, decorating, landscaping and Eichlers.

Says the Inside Outside tour website:
The nation’s largest contiguous collection of Eichlers is nestled in the hills of the San Mateo Highlands. The Highlands Eichler Home Tour offers a rare opportunity to get an inside–and outside–personal look into ten fabulous homes and benefit our local school.
Here is a snap of a San Mateo Eichler from back in 1972. And its cutey pie family.

This sounds like the Eichler tour to end all Eichler tours.
A truly unique Eichler neighborhood. The Highlands development is composed of 700 single-story Eichler homes, and a handful of original two-story Eichler homes making it the nation’s largest contiguous collection of Eichlers. It is also the home of the famous X-100 Eichler - Steel House of the Future designed by A. Quincy Jones and built in 1956, as well as the "LIFE House" - a unique multi-level home built by Eichler in 1958 based on a design by architect Pietro Belluschi. It was featured in a Life Magazine article in November 1958.
 And you know how I feel about Eichlers!

For more information and to purchase tickets check out EichlerHomeTours.org.

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  1. Please post pictures for those far away. Check out Prairiemod.com for an article on possible new updated Eichler style houses.
    Thanks for the great posts!

  2. We plan to go...and take LOTS of pictures :)

  3. Sounds like a fantastic home tour. Yes, lots of pictures, please! Love the family photo. How many polyester pantsuits like that did I wear? Too many. They were the unofficial uniform when I started teaching in the early 70s.



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