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About edificionado

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

2967 Avalon, Berkeley

Today we feature a sizable and highly symmetrical colonial revival residence. This one was reportedly designed by Edward Seely for well-to-do Berkeley builder J A Marshall. Seely favored the gable roof and here he has blessed the home with two … Continue reading

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115 Highland, Kensington

This lovely Kensington mid-century has a fairly modest exterior but inside it is simply aglow with warm wood. Its reserved detailing serves to accentuate the natural textures within and highlight its thoughtfully composed spaces. The modernist take on the familiar … Continue reading

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1900 Meadow, Walnut Creek

Our featured home today is a handsome mid-century looking for its second owner. It boasts a charming breezeway, loads of wood paneling and a massive masonry hearth with rhythmic protruding bricks and flanking clerestory windows. Walnut Creek is not particularly … Continue reading

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700 Hillside, Albany

Today we feature a very unusual postmodern residence perched on the side of the Albany Hill. It is the first home in the Bay Area designed and built by Berkeley designer Christopher Alexander who is best known for his revolutionary … Continue reading

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5999 Grizzly Peak, Oakland

This exceptional Third Bay Region residence was designed by none other than Joseph Esherick who was responsible for the first homes at Sea Ranch and who is probably (along with MLTW) the designer most often associated with the movement. Now … Continue reading

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109 Hillcrest, Berkeley

Today we feature an unusually symmetrical one and one half story shingle style home designed by Charles Sumner Kaiser. Kaiser only practiced in the East Bay for about a decade, but during that time he became fully immersed in the … Continue reading

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3401 Noyo, Oakland

This charming Woodminster mid-century is perched just above Holy Names University with long views across the bay. The home has remained in the same family since it was new and therefore boasts loads of unpainted original detail. From the substantial … Continue reading

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