Category Archives: Henry Hill

1465 Vista, El Cerrito

Our featured home today is lovely mid-century jewel box perched atop the El Cerrito hills with broad panoramic views of the bay below. It was designed by local standout Henry Hill at the peak of his productivity and it demonstrates … Continue reading

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841 San Luis, Berkeley

This modest mid-century jewel box was designed by prolific local architect Henry Hill fairly early in his long and productive career. It has seen a bit of modification over the years so that the colorful flash that Hill liked to … Continue reading

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44 Tarry, Orinda

Our featured home today is a sizable Orinda mid-century with loads of potential. Its sprawling plan boasts plenty of original fabric, some truly interesting interior spaces, and walls of glass overlooking the verdant scenery outside. The home was originally designed … Continue reading

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1129 Grizzly Peak, Berkeley

Henry Hill was the rare modernist who enjoyed adding a bit of flash to each of his homes. He reveled in the theatricality of unexpected combinations of color and texture and cast aside the notion that modernism need necessarily be … Continue reading

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64 Tamalpais, Berkeley

Today we are very pleased to have a lovely mid-century cottage to share. Designed by noted Bay Region modernist Henry Hill and built in 1962, this modest home is chock full of great Hill trademark details. There is the low … Continue reading

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68 Tamalpais, Berkeley

Originally built in 1915, and then completely reimagined by noted mid-century architect Henry Hill, this home is an interesting amalgam. The original structure appears to have been a modest single story bungalow. The corner fireplace and divided light windows are … Continue reading

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