800 Shattuck, Berkeley

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Today we feature a wonderful John Hudson Thomas residence in the Viennese Secessionist style for which he is best known. The home is one of three that were built at the corner of Indian Rock and Shattuck for developer John Pratt in 1911. This one is of particular note because Thomas made his home here for several years after it was built. It features large battered stucco walls with great geometrical adornments and plenty of windows. The abstract embellishments are carried into the interior of the house as well and find their way into the large inglenooks that Thomas was so fond of. The home is an exceptional example of the most creative period of Thomas’ practice – a time when he was designing homes that looked unlike almost anything else being built.

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1 Response to 800 Shattuck, Berkeley

  1. Liz Anders says:

    This one. Is. Amazing.

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