245 Los Altos, Kensington

Click picture for additional photos and complete listing courtesy of Janet Kaplan, Red Oak

Today we feature a rambling hilltop ranch perched at the edge of Tilden Park. The home was designed by lesser known local architect Alvin Fingado. Fingado graduated from Berkeley before WWII and like Donald Olsen and many other Bay Area designers at the time, he worked for Kaiser during the war. Afterward he opened his own practice designing understated modernist homes such as this one. Though he never achieved the notoriety that Olsen did, his thoughtful designs appealed to many clients looking for a more approachable modernist residence.

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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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