Category Archives: Bungalow

1112 Union, Alameda

Today we feature a lovely Alameda bungalow. The home has a great shingled double gable supported on large brackets facing the street. Inside there are built-ins, divided lights and multiple fireplaces. Of particular note are the battered and pedimented casework … Continue reading

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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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4032 Brighton, Oakland

Our featured home today is a lavishly appointed Glenview bungalow that may be familiar to some because it was featured in Paul Duchscherer’s well regarded book entitled The Bungalow: America’s Arts and Crafts Home. The book was published in the … Continue reading

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5486 Kales, Oakland

This Rockridge bungalow has a new kitchen and bath since the last time we saw it on the market a few years ago, but thankfully all of the beautiful dark woodwork, stained glass, and period light fixtures are intact. It … Continue reading

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2687 Las Aromas, Oakland

This unusual residence began its life as a rather unassuming shingle style bungalow but it has more recently been the longtime home of highly regarded local architect Beverley David Thorne. Thorne is best known for the innovative steel framed modernist … Continue reading

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2608 Wallace, Oakland

Today we feature a handsome shingle style bungalow in the Highland Terrace neighborhood of Oakland. The home is awash in original unpainted woodwork and period light fixtures. The blocky bracketing in the dining room, both at the plate rail and … Continue reading

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41 Lake, Piedmont

Joseph and Samuel Newsom were best known for the extravagantly detailed Queen Anne homes that they published in their plan books and built around the Bay Area, but the home that Samuel designed for his own family in Piedmont is … Continue reading

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109 Hillcrest, Berkeley

Today we feature an unusually symmetrical one and one half story shingle style home designed by Charles Sumner Kaiser. Kaiser only practiced in the East Bay for about a decade, but during that time he became fully immersed in the … Continue reading

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170 Hillcrest, Berkeley

It’s a bit hard to tell from the photos, but this somewhat atypical one and one half story bungalow is one of the few homes designed by Edna Deakin to have survived the great Berkeley fire of 1923. Deakin was … 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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