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2916 Shasta, Berkeley

The McPherson house is an early modernist residence designed by Francis Joseph McCarthy just before he became a registered architect. He had worked in William Wurster’s office for a number of years prior but his solo practice received widespread acclaim … Continue reading

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2970 Shasta, Berkeley

Francis Joseph McCarthy is perhaps best known for his commercial structures (particularly libraries), such as those he designed for Stanford, Santa Clara University, and Santa Rosa, but his residential commissions are equally compelling. Today we feature a home designed very … Continue reading

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