Category Archives: Architect-Designed

91 Evergreen, Oakland

This charming Bay Region mid-century was designed by Israeli architect Amiram Harlap. Harlap received his graduate degree in architecture at Berkeley in 1953 but only remained in the area until 1970. During that period he managed to make a name … Continue reading

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2060 Manzanita, Oakland

Martin Davis built a number of beautiful homes on Manzanita Drive of which this may be the latest. He is best known for his expressive and rustic residences built in the 70s but this home was designed around a decade … Continue reading

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1985 Tunnel, Oakland

The home we feature today is one of the most unusual of the many interesting postmodern structures built in the aftermath of the Oakland Hills Fire. It was designed by Ace Architects who were a local firm with a well-deserved … Continue reading

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41 Oakvale, Berkeley

Our featured home today is an early and exceptional shingle style residence designed by John Hudson Thomas. The Leo and Ella Dungan house is one of Thomas’ most endearing and creative early designs. Its conglomeration of highly peaked roofs straddle … Continue reading

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1910 Yosemite, Berkeley

Today we feature an impressive post and beam mid-century attributed to A Steiner. This likely refers to Carlton A Steiner who worked in the office of Vernon DeMars before starting his own practice in the early 40s. Steiner is probably … Continue reading

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540 Dwight, Oakland

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 … Continue reading

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2808 Ashby, Berkeley

This charming stucco craftsman is one of a pair of loosely mirrored homes designed by Leola Hall. Hall was a prolific local design-builder so there are quite a number of her familiar homes around Berkeley, but most of them are … Continue reading

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