Category Archives: Leola Hall

2758 Piedmont, Berkeley

Last month we featured a lovely Leola Hall shingle style at the corner of Piedmont and Stuart in Berkeley. That home has since sold, but rather surprisingly another Leola Hall house right across the street is on the market today. … Continue reading

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2800 Piedmont, Berkeley

This charming Elmwood shingle style home is a quintessential Leola Hall residence complete with her trademark side entrance and grand central staircase all packed into a tiny fractional lot. The home appears to retain almost all of the original detailing … Continue reading

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2632 College, Berkeley

Leola Hall had a reputation for making the most of the lots she would build out, often by putting more than one home in a space typically reserved for a single residence. Therefore, it is not particularly surprising to find … Continue reading

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2929 Piedmont, Berkeley

Leola Hall’s Honeymoon House was her most ambitious design and it was also one of her last. She built the home as a wedding gift for her new husband Herbert Coggins and it is a real showcase of her immense … Continue reading

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6410 Regent, Oakland

Our featured home today is an intriguing Rockridge prairie style residence. The listing indicates that it was “inspired by” East Bay phenom Leola Hall who was a prolific design-builder in Elmwood before 1915. However, the layout and detailing of the … Continue reading

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2758 Piedmont, Berkeley

Today we feature an Elmwood shingle style craftsman in need of a bit of love. The home has not seen any updating in the last 50 years or so, but that just means there is more original fabric work with. … Continue reading

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