4536 Hillsborough, Castro Valley

Click picture for additional photos and complete listing courtesy of Mark Hardwicke, BHG Reliance Partners

This intriguing Castro Valley mid-century was designed by local San Francisco architect and kung fu grandmaster Henry Luck. Luck grew up in both China and California and then went on to study architecture at Berkeley. He is probably best known for designing many of the original Benihana restaurants across the country as Rocky Aoki expanded his empire of Japanese cuisine in the 1970s. As a result, Luck did not have time to take on many residential commissions but this example is certainly compelling with its understated detailing and clear Asian influences.

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