Classic homes from 1919

Charming & classic All-American suburban houses from 1919

Early in the 20th century, there was an interesting development in American home life -- people started moving from the city out to the suburban districts and small towns. See some classic All-American suburban houses from that era here!
Actor Michael Landon and family at home - 1975

Michael Landon and his family at home (1975)

Michael Landon's 'Big House in Beverly Hills' is a far cry from the 'Little House on the Prairie' featured in his hit TV series. But, says the former Bonanza star, he and Lynn and their six lively children "really live in this house -- we don't just look at it."
A '70s designer dream house The American Home of 1974

A ’70s designer dream house: The American Home of 1974

You enter the house through the front door, painted an unforgettable bright blue, outside and in. You stand on cool, dark ceramic tile that has the sleek look of polished leather. Take a tour of this '70s designer dream house here!
See the rooms at the elegant old Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (1903)

The suite life: See the rooms at the elegant Waldorf-Astoria (1903)

New York City's old Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -- torn down in 1929 -- was a luxurious Victorian building that served overnight guests as much as Manhattan's social elite. Here, take a look inside the hotel rooms and suites, and see what accommodations would have looked like back in 1903!

Space age: Amazing retro futuristic homes of the ’60s

What did the future look like from the '60s? In this ad series for Motorola, commercial artist Charles Schridde depicted modernist homes of the future - and perfectly captured the era's sleek style and space-age optimism.

7 budget small house designs (1956)

These seven unique budget small house designs prove that good things still do come in small packages -- that originality can make the tiniest house attractive!
Dining room home decorating in 1910

Choosing colors & patterns for your home (1910)

The most important things that make home decorating successful are beauty of color, color in relation to light, color in gradation and masses, appropriateness, and harmony between wall coverings and furnishings.

Home decor, 1959-style: Be generous with color

Color is everywhere around you. But nowhere is it more exciting or more important than in your home! Here's how you can be soothingly subtle or bold and bright, how to get vibrant accents and how to be monochromatic. Ideas to make your whole house sing with color!