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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4350 Arden, Oakland

Today we feature a particularly charming French eclectic style home in Oakmore. Its rolled eaves and eyebrow dormers add a bit of whimsy to its otherwise tidy and almost symmetrical façade. Inside, the home impresses as well with plenty of … Continue reading

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2031 Del Norte, Berkeley

This interesting North Berkeley cross-gabled French Revival has an unusually rustic visage thanks to the highly figured stucco that adorns its exterior. Inside, on the other hand, the home is more typically refined with a lighter texture on the walls … Continue reading

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679 Carlston, Oakland

Crocker Highland has a well-deserved reputation for impressive period revival homes and this large Tudor certainly fits the bill. The home is quite reserved with an exterior that is arguably as French as it is Tudor. Inside, the woodwork is … Continue reading

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87 Ross, Oakland

This intriguing Rockridge home is probably best classified as French revival, but as we have seen, there is often a good deal of cross over between the various period revival styles, so a good argument could be made for several … Continue reading

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