By Catherine Sherman
Midcentury modern homes are just as popular as ever: furniture stores are lined with sleek, retro pieces, and designers are showing off their "Mad Men" flair on Zillow Digs. But shopping for an architectural gem doesn't mean you have to forgo contemporary amenities. Here's a look at a few homes currently on the market combining classic midcentury style with tasteful upgrades.
4832 E. Virginia Ave., Phoenix
For sale: $269,900
Built in 1957, this Phoenix midcentury residence has been completely remodeled with a new kitchen layout, maple cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, modern bath fixtures and an indoor-outdoor entertaining space separated by a glass garage door. The home first hit the market in September 2013; its list price was dropped by $1,000 in December.
3427 Northlake Trail, Doraville
For sale: $315,000
A 20-minute drive from Atlanta, this house has been upgraded without losing its mid-century modern integrity. The kitchen has sleek white counters and walnut cabinetry, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and other high-end appliances. A $13,000 low-pitched roof also has been added to the home.
885 Lake Forest Drive, Lake Oswego
For sale: $575,000
With the same owner for 30 years, this Lake Oswego home has been well maintained. Updates to the kitchen and bath blend seamlessly with original overhead beams, a brick fireplace, hardwoods and a mid-century flat roofline.
10 Lakeview Circle, Palm Springs
For sale: $660,000
Don't let this home's beige exterior fool you. The interior is anything but bland with 10-foot-high ceilings, black-glass and stone-encapsulated walls, mirrored skylights and bold furnishings. Everything has been custom designed to embody the Palm Springs lifestyle.
(undisclosed address), San Antonio
For sale: $825,000
Classic mid-century architecture and chic, modern finishes mesh in this prestigious Terrell Hills home. Major renovations were completed in December 2012, adding new plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning as well as an updated kitchen and bathrooms.
5 Sierra Vista Dr, Monterey 93940
For sale: $1.045 million
A unique circular design showing off views of Monterey Bay reflects this home's mid-century roots. Updates include marble counters, mahogany cabinetry and Ipe wood decking.
More from Zillow about midcentury modern style:
Get This Look: Midcentury Modern
Midcentury Classic in Bothell, Wash.
'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Lists Home for Sale
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