5 Arcade, Berkeley

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This exquisite Bay Region mid-century is a particularly inventive design by local architect David Kerr Burton. Here, Burton made the most of a relatively modest triangular lot by designing a triangular home with a central stair topped by a pyramid skylight. The home is full of unconventional details including prominent corner windows and numerous small skylights in the roof. David Kerr Burton was not a particularly prolific designer but his homes are immensely creative and this one is no exception.

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1 Response to 5 Arcade, Berkeley

  1. Jim Cook says:

    The original garden was updated by Berkeley landscape architect David Bigham: the he entry Deodar Cedar & rockwork in the 1980s, & the paved patio area in the 1990s.

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