89 Southampton, Berkeley

Click picture for additional photos and complete listing courtesy of Maya Trilling, Berkeley Hills

This sizable Berkeley hills mid-century was on the market a few years ago and was just as impressive then. It was originally designed by Gerald McCue but it was substantially remodeled by Joanne Koch of Koch Architects within the last decade. McCue’s trademark glazed gables are still present as is a good deal of exposed wood but almost nothing else has been left untouched. Fortunately the modifications are quite sensitive to the original aesthetic so the home still feels like a unified composition rather than a series of conflicting tableaus. It is rumored that McCue himself even blessed the alterations once complete.

About edificionado

Edificionado is an Oakland-based real estate brokerage specializing in architecturally and historically significant homes. BRE 01883790
This entry was posted in Architect-Designed, Gerald McCue, Mid-Century. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s