Conejo’s colorful mid-century gems

T.O. Eichler homes a snappy reminder of architecture’s golden age

Photos by JOHN LOESING/Acorn NewspapersDOOR KNACK—
Nestled in the rolling hills of Thousand Oaks, surrounded by cookie-cutter housing tracts and custom-built Mediterranean style villas, are 103 mid-century modern homes unique to California. They’re known as the Eichler homes, a three-block community off Lynn Road and Camino Manzanas, named after real estate developer Joseph Eichler. Colorful front doors are a trademark of the homes. The single-family residential development in T.O. was Eichler’...

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