Category Archives: Bungalow

6 Nogales, Berkeley

Today we feature a lovely shingle style bungalow designed by Walter Ratcliff. The bungalow was not a form that Ratcliff favored, preferring instead creative amalgamations of period revival styles, so this home is a bit unique. It is a rare … Continue reading

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2021 10th, Berkeley

This intriguing mission revival bungalow features an asymmetrical façade with an unusually angular parapet flanked by a pair of squat columns supporting the porch roof. Inside, the home is far more traditionally embellished with a nice assortment of built-ins, paneling, … Continue reading

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838 Oak, Alameda

This charming Alameda shingle style bungalow is situated on the East End of the island and less than a block from the lagoons that mark the original shore line. The home has a nicely balanced double gable façade with a … Continue reading

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875 Oak, Alameda

This handsome colonial revival bungalow may not have its original siding exposed outside, but inside almost all of its great period detail remains. Even the separate washroom in the kitchen is still intact which is exceedingly rare.

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1613 Sonoma, Albany

This once modest shingle bungalow has undergone a substantial second story addition, but fortunately most of the public spaces on the first floor have been left intact. The addition itself is fairly sensitive as well with an attempt made at … Continue reading

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1322 Burbank, Alameda

Our featured home today has a fairly conventional bungalow façade with the typical broad sheltering roof and inviting front porch. But inside is a different story. The interior embellishments are a bit like a mannerist caricature of the typical bungalow … Continue reading

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360 Alcatraz, Oakland

Henry Wilson was a prolific designer from Los Angeles who was fondly known as “The Bungalow Man”. His volumes of plan books were immensely successful at the start of the twentieth century and helped to popularize the familiar bungalow form … Continue reading

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