Category Archives: French Eclectic

84 The Plaza, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a picturesque French Eclectic designed by Walter Ratcliff. Ratcliff designed in a variety of styles from First Bay Region through period revival often mixing and matching details to suit his desires on a particular project. … Continue reading

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889 Creston, Berkeley

Our featured home today is an intriguing late period revival. Its exterior is largely French eclectic but with a hint of the modernist simplification of form sneaking in. Inside, the home is equally reductivist with unusually flat surfaces and a … Continue reading

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12 Hillcrest, Berkeley

The Hupp house is one of a pair of showy high period John Hudson Thomas homes situated at the very end of Hillcrest Court. It is a prime example the trademark inventiveness and outsized detailing for which Thomas is most … Continue reading

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1174 Cragmont, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a picturesque French revival packed full of enough knotty pine to fill a forest. The plan is particularly open for a home of this period with rooms that rise all the way up into the … Continue reading

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