Mid-century St. Louis, Midcentury Modern

8 Stylish Mid-Century Modern Backyards

An incredibly fun vignette, this 1954 Dallas, Texas backyard comes complete with a Big Boy watching over the fountain! Pops of sunshine yellow and bright blue make a cohesive outdoor setting. Can’t you just smell the burgers sizzling on the barbeque? Photo courtesy of Shoot2Sell

Oh, what a little breeze-block can do. Scott Gieser painted the breeze block in his Riverside, California home a bright atomic orange. Paired with more eye-catching accents and accessories this simple small spot feels vibrant and special. Photo by Bret Gum

This stunning Palm Springs, California backyard belongs to author Peter Moruzzi. The palm trees and cascading San Jacinto mountains provide the backdrop, while the bright yellow accents provide the fun! Photo by John Ellis

Who says you can’t have a great back yard in the city? A simple mod dining set can make all the difference when you’re dealing with limited space. Photo courtesy of Foras Studio

The classic midcentury silhouette and large windows in this 1950s Portland, Oregon home create the perfect backdrop for backyard entertaining. Strategically placed chairs, a stone walking area, and partial deck allow guests plenty of seating opportunities. Photo by Lincoln Barbour, courtesy of Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

Located in the Beverly Hills, California neighborhood of Trousdale Estates, this 1958 home has everything needed for a posh outdoor cocktail party. Secluded seating areas and tired landscaping make good use of its expansive size while still allowing for more intimate gathering spaces in this fab mod backyard. Photo by Tim Street-Porter, courtesy of 1st Dibs

Once a “barren backyard and a tiny patio,” the addition of two large mature trees added both shade and dimension to the area. A shiny Airstream trailer reflects colorful lights and vintage metal furniture to create the perfect outdoor party patio. Photo by Roy Inman for the Kansas City Star, courtesy of Lisa Schmitz Interior Design

Located in the New York summer retreat of Fire Island, this 1960s A-frame was recently renovated to take advantage of impressive Great South Bay views. The windows are mostly kept open but can be converted to a frosted finish with the flick of a switch when privacy is desired. Photo courtesy of Bromley Caldari Architects PC

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