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Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Mid-Century Accommodations Owned by Modtraveler’s creator, Ken MacIntyre, and located in coveted South Palm Springs, this quiet one bedroom condo is tucked away in the iconic mid-century enclave of Coco…Read more…

2300 East Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Mid-century/vintage collectibles The Palm Springs Vintage Market takes place the first Sunday of every month (October thru May) at the Camelot Theatres and offers a variety of merchants selling rare vintage…Read more…

760-323-3654

350 South Belardo Road, Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Mid-century Accommodations Located in the Historic Tennis Club neighborhood just steps from busy Palm Canyon Drive, this intimate hotel was designed by Herbert Burns in the early 1950s and has…Read more…

760-322-6059

2388 E Racquet Club Rd, Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Mid-century modern accommodations Designed by Albert Frey in 1960 and located away from downtown’s hustle & bustle in North Palm Springs, where E. Racquet Club Road meets N.Read more…

760-832-9011

830 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA, United States

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Mid-century & vintage furniture BLVD was opened in 2010 by a Hollywood set decorator, and it shows.Read more…

604-253-7141

1489 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century accommodations Built in 1948 by an ex Marine inspired by his time in the Pacific during World War II, the Polynesian-themed Waldorf Hotel and its Tiki Bar (designed by…Read more…

604-681-2331

1100 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century accommodations The Burrard Motor Inn, centrally located in downtown Vancouver across from St.Read more…

604-681-2313

1626 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century modern furniture Established in 1984, Metropolitan Home was one of Vancouver’s very first stores to specialize in vintage mid-century modern furniture & home decor and is still at the top of…Read more…

604-876-5215

915 Cotton Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century Danish Modern If you like Scandinavian mid-century modern then you’ll definitely want to visit By Design Modern, Western Canada’s largest purveyor of vintage Danish Modern furniture.Read more…

778-855-0969

4609 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vintage mid-century antiques Voted best vintage/retro furniture store in Vancouver (2015) by readers of the Georgia Straight, this fun, busy Main Street location is packed so full of mid-century treasures…Read more…

604-682-3868

50 Water Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Modernist home furnishings If you want high end mid-century classics from the likes of Herman Miller, Knoll or Artimide, look no further than Inform Interiors in historic Gastown.Read more…

604-254-0220

944 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Vintage mid-century antiques This jam-packed shop has been providing Vancouverites with a great assortment of vintage mid-century furniture, home accessories and collectable items since 1988; long before it was trendy…Read more…

604-255-3554

931 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century vintage fashion Located on the north end of the wonderfully bohemian Commercial Drive, this busy shop is overflowing with a large and varied collection of hand-picked vintage men & women’s…Read more…

604-801-6744

1823 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century/contemporary furniture Owner Richard Domenco offers Vancouverites a little bit of New York SoHo at his West 4th Avenue location in Kitsilano, and by that we mean his space has a…Read more…

604-683-6887

1008 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century vintage fashion Billed as the largest vintage clothing store in Canada, what better place than upscale Robson Street to showcase this diverse collection of retro “couture” dating back to…Read more…

Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Within a few blocks of the magnificent Hawaii State Capital building are a handful of other mid-century modern structures that are magnificent in their own right.Read more…

Various locations, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century churches A good chunk of Honolulu’s modern infrastructure was built during the 1950s and 60s resulting in more modernist churches per capita than most American cities.Read more…

1 Arizona Memorial Place, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern structures The USS Arizona Memorial marks the final resting place for many of the 1,177 sailors killed aboard the battleship USS Arizona during the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl…Read more…

808-734-7628

517 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century Hawaiiana & collectibles If you’re looking for vintage Aloha shirts this is the place to come.Read more…

808-428-5518

3588 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Hawaiiana & mid-century collectibles Drop by this shop on any given day and you’ll find owner Ken Furukawa talking story with his customers.Read more…

808-779-8436

920 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century & vintage curiosities Vintage, mid-century, industrial and … taxidermy? If these words are in your wheelhouse then Hound & Quail is definitely worth checking out.Read more…

808-941-2112

1450 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern furniture Finding classic mid-century furniture on the Hawaiian islands is harder than you’d think.Read more…

808-524-3009

1026 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Hawaiiana & mid-century collectibles This shop is filled with vintage, retro, rare and collectable Hawaiian ephemera such as maps, fruit labels, advertising art, hula dolls, pin-up girls, postcards, Tikis, ashtrays,…Read more…

808-392-8831

326 Kuulei Road, Kailua, HI, United States

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Vintage mid-century & Hawaiiana On Oahu’s windward side there’s a handful of nice shops that specialize in mid-century collectibles and Hawaiiana.Read more…

808-674-7156

1161 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century vintage fashion Located in the downtown Arts District  inside the mid-century modern Marks Garage building, this stylish shop carries a varied collection of retro fashions and vintage Aloha wear…Read more…

808-923-8033

131 Kaiulani Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Retro diner & memorabilia Including a restaurant on our vintage shopping page may not be an obvious choice, but this popular 1950s-style diner in the middle of busy Waikiki also stocks…Read more…

808-941-8551

1030 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Hawaiiana & mid-century collectibles If you can envision a busy garage sale, thrift store and flea market all rolled into one, then you’ve got a pretty good idea of what…Read more…

808-261-1705

21 Maluniu Avenue, Kailua, HI, United States

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Vintage mid-century & Hawaiiana On Oahu’s windward side there’s a handful of nice shops that specialize in mid-century collectibles and Hawaiiana.Read more…

1481 South King Street, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Currently known as the Kaheka Professional Center, this modernist mid rise office building at the corner of S.Read more…

Various addresses, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings This 12 block area in Honolulu’s Old Town and Chinatown – bordered by N.Read more…

Various Locations, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century restaurants Although the vast majority of Honolulu’s mid-century Polynesian-themed restaurants, drive-in diners and Tiki bars have long since been torn down, there are a handful of establishments still thriving…Read more…

Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings It’s been called the Miracle Mile of the Pacific, a reference to the mid-Wilshire district of Los Angeles where a plethora of deco, streamline moderne and mid-century…Read more…

3300 Tantalus Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Residential tropical modernism An exceptionally well preserved example of mid-century Hawaiian tropical modernism, the Liljestrand House was designed and built in 1952 by noted Hawaiian modernist architect Vladimir Ossipoff for Betty…Read more…

1163 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Located at the busy intersection of South Beretania and Pikoi Streets is the unique Occidental Life Insurance Building designed by Lemmon, Freeth & Haines, circa 1951.Read more…

151 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Tropical modernism structures This one’s for you, Tikiphiles! In 1962 the designer of the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, Alfred Preis, was enlisted to create an eye-catching entry building for…Read more…

1525 Rycroft Street, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century buildings/Vintage Eats Since 1964 the Pagoda Floating Restaurant has been a fixture in the old Pawa’a neighborhood of central Honolulu; a kitschy, mid-century, circular building surrounded by a man-made…Read more…

Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings The 1950s and 60s saw rapid growth in Honolulu and many of the residential buildings that went up in and around Waikiki at this time are considered…Read more…

Canada Post, 349 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century postal buildings Occupying an entire city block in Vancouver’s downtown core, the currently decommissioned General Post Office was designed by John McCarter & George Nairne and constructed between 1952-1958.…Read more…

1835 Morton Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century residential buildings Before 1956 if you’d wanted to build an 18-story waterfront tower in Vancouver’s residential West End it wasn’t possible, but adjustments to the city zoning regulations by a progressive City…Read more…

The University Of British Columbia, Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century buildings The campus at the University of British Columbia is a modernist’s dream, so pack a lunch and spend an afternoon getting schooled.Read more…

1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century modern buildings & art Beautifully rendered in precast white concrete and perhaps representing the forward thinking optimism of 1960s space exploration (is it a spaceship?), the H.R.Read more…

50 Sand Island Access Road, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Tiki Culture/Polynesian Pop The Tiki Bar and Restaurant at La Mariana Sailing Club has been serving up the best Mai Tai and Zombie cocktails on the island since 1957 and is…Read more…

Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

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Mid-century modern buildings Near the end of Kalakaua Avenue, past Waikiki towards the base of Diamond Head, sits a strip of mid-century buildings on the Makai side (ocean side) of Kapiolani…Read more…

586 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century art/mid-century banks Tucked away above rows of greeting cards inside a busy downtown Vancouver drugstore at Granville & Dunsmuir streets endures a visually gripping mid-century mosaic mural by renowned Canadian artist &…Read more…

989 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Mid-century office buildings Designed by architects Ron Thom & Ned Pratt (1955-1957) to house the B.C.Read more…