Category Archives: High-Peaked Colonial Revival

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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1306 Broadway, Alameda

Today we feature an imposing high-peaked colonial revival that is one of a pair built by Clarence Morser on Broadway in 1904. The home’s exterior siding has been altered, but the interiors are in quite amazing original condition with loads … Continue reading

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2516 Etna, Berkeley

As a house, it is difficult to make an impression when you have a Julia Morgan next door and a Bernard Maybeck across the street, but this high-peaked colonial revival manages to pull it off with its particularly high peak … Continue reading

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767 Haight, Alameda

Today we feature a high-peaked colonial revival in Alameda with a gable end that is really quite modest as far as these things go – a somewhat high-peaked colonial revival if you will. Of course the size of one’s peak … Continue reading

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1148 Park Avenue, Alameda

Today we feature a nice high-peaked colonial revival on Alameda’s East End. The home is one of a pair of identical homes that originally shared a single lot and it is simply full of great original details. There are multiple … Continue reading

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2738 Webster, Berkeley

This Elmwood high-peaked colonial revival is in amazing shape. The home is full of great vintage light fixtures, woodwork, and built-ins, as well as divided light windows and a wonderful sleeping porch. Perhaps the most amazing feature of this home, … Continue reading

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1525 Saint Charles, Alameda

Today we feature a pretty unusual high-peaked colonial revival in Alameda. This house is really a strange smorgasbord of disparate details. I can’t say I have seen one exactly like this before. The front of the house has flared gables, … Continue reading

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350 63rd, Oakland

It’s a little hard to tell from the picture, but behind the large front porch and trellis (which are obviously relatively recent additions), is a very nice example of an East Bay high-peaked colonial revival. This one is in great … Continue reading

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881 59th, Oakland

This Northwest Oakland high-peaked colonial revival needs a bit of work, but it has good bones. Many original details remain including divided light windows, pocket doors, picture rails, and an interesting newel post. Daniella Thompson at the Berkeley Architectural Heritage … Continue reading

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