Category Archives: Period Revival

1439 Hawthorne, Berkeley

The C H McNeil house is a distinguished Berkeley Norman revival designed by Henry Gutterson. Gutterson practiced in a variety of styles, but the one constant through all of his work is his highly refined aesthetic and spare detailing. His … Continue reading

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112 Estates, Piedmont

Earl MacDonald is not particularly well-known in the Bay Area because most of his solo career was spent in San Diego, but he lived in Oakland for many years and much of his training took place in the local offices … Continue reading

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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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