540 Dwight, Oakland

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Edificionado is pleased to have represented the buyers of this lovely Bay Region mid-century perched on the edge of Panoramic Hill. There was no mention of it in the listing, but the home was designed by respected San Francisco architect John Christian Belz shortly after he began his solo practice. Belz is best known for his long running partnership with Berkeley classmate Matt Copenhaver that focused mainly on multi-residential and commercial projects, but there was a brief five year period at the beginning of his career when he worked on his own and designed a number of interesting homes around the Bay Area. This example is no exception with its reverse floorplan and oversized balconies oriented to capture the beautiful views across Berkeley to the Bay. It is a rare design by one of our lesser known local architects.

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Edificionado is an Oakland-based real estate brokerage specializing in architecturally and historically significant homes. BRE 01883790
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