Category Archives: Period Revival

477 Arlington, Berkeley

This charming Tudor revival was designed by Bernard Maybeck’s brother-in-law and sometimes partner John White. White was a talented architect in his own right if not so ostentatious as his better known compatriot. Here his spaces are carefully crafted and … Continue reading

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1321 Bay View, Berkeley

This exceptional First Bay Region home was designed by Bernard Maybeck for Berkeley German professor JH Senger. It is a complex structure showcasing Maybeck’s playful and creative use of unusual combinations of details. Here he has combined Tudor half timbering … Continue reading

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2333 Rose, Berkeley

This staggering storybook Norman revival was designed and built by William Needham who was a local Berkeley real estate magnate and, it would seem, a particularly creative residential designer as well. There are numerous structures around Berkeley that at one … Continue reading

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260 Southampton, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a lavish Mediterranean revival designed by the short-lived San Francisco firm Norberg & Hayne. John Norberg and Benjamin Hayne were both still in their twenties when the home was built but it already demonstrates a … Continue reading

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2573 Buena Vista, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a picturesque storybook residence designed by William Garren for his own family. It is one of only two structures in Berkeley that Garren designed on his own, having spent most of his career in a … Continue reading

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31 La Salle, Piedmont

Today we have an impressive Piedmont Mediterranean revival to share. The home has an imposing presence on the street with its loose symmetry and variety of highly ornate exterior embellishments. Inside, the spaces are substantial and filled with arches and … Continue reading

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365 San Carlos, Piedmont

This Piedmont period revival is a bit difficult to place in any one category due to its hybrid detailing, but it is probably best characterized as Mediterranean with a hint of Tudor. The roof feels rather Tudor, but the Palladian … Continue reading

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