Category Archives: Colonial Revival

2830 Regent, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a handsome colonial revival foursquare with a charming pedimented colonnade at the porch. The basic form of the house is fairly typical for the area, but there are a number of embellishments both inside and … Continue reading

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1421 San Antonio, Alameda

This intriguing shingle style colonial revival foursquare is a bit of a mishmash with a prairie style side entrance and a curved corner that pays homage to the turrets of its Victorian forebears. The home was reportedly designed and built … Continue reading

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2967 Avalon, Berkeley

Today we feature another sizable and highly symmetrical colonial revival residence. This one was reportedly designed by Edward Seely for well-to-do Berkeley builder J A Marshall. Seely favored the gable roof and here he has blessed the home with two … Continue reading

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622 Highland, Piedmont

This substantial Piedmont colonial revival was on the market several years ago as a fixer in need of some love. Now it is back and looking much more in keeping with its grand proportions. It is lavishly appointed with woodwork … Continue reading

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1623 Clinton, Alameda

This early and exceptional Alameda colonial revival is reportedly the work of A W Pattiani who was responsible for some of the grandest Victorian homes on the island. We don’t see too many examples of his colonial revival designs but … Continue reading

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2738 Webster & 2918 Piedmont, Berkeley

Our featured homes today are a pair of Elmwood shingle style residences built within one block and one year of each other at the turn of the last century. The interior detailing of both homes is fairly similar but outside … Continue reading

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227 Wayne, Oakland

Today we feature a statuesque Cleveland Heights colonial revival foursquare. The home’s imposing facade is unusually extravagant with paired demilune windows and a multitude of brackets. Inside, it is no less impressive with paneling in almost all of the public … Continue reading

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