Category Archives: John Hudson Thomas

2900 Buena Vista, Berkeley

The Hume Cloister is one of Berkeley’s most eccentric and exceptional residences. It was built in the late 20s by Samuel and Portia Hume who had recently returned from an extended trip to France. They were so enamored with the … Continue reading

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800 Shattuck, Berkeley

Today we feature a wonderful John Hudson Thomas residence in the Viennese Secessionist style for which he is best known. The home is one of three that were built at the corner of Indian Rock and Shattuck for developer John … Continue reading

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12 Hillcrest, Berkeley

The Hupp house is one of a pair of showy high period John Hudson Thomas homes situated at the very end of Hillcrest Court. It is a prime example the trademark inventiveness and outsized detailing for which Thomas is most … Continue reading

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1012 Cragmont, Berkeley

This exceptional Berkeley hills residence is an extremely late design by John Hudson Thomas for longtime Berkeley High science teacher Gertrude Anthony. The home was built less than five years before the end of Thomas’ life and it represents a … Continue reading

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17 Roble, Berkeley

Today we feature a sizable Spanish colonial residence attributed to John Hudson Thomas. The home is full of the oversized embellishments for which Thomas is best known and boasts some particularly creative detailing. Thomas’ later homes such as this one … Continue reading

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