Category Archives: Mission Revival

2021 10th, Berkeley

This intriguing mission revival bungalow features an asymmetrical façade with an unusually angular parapet flanked by a pair of squat columns supporting the porch roof. Inside, the home is far more traditionally embellished with a nice assortment of built-ins, paneling, … Continue reading

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19 Hillcrest, Berkeley

William Wheeler was an Australian architect who spent most of his very successful career in San Diego, but there was a brief period before the 1906 earthquake when he was practicing here in San Francisco, and it was during that … Continue reading

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2647 Piedmont, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a handsome mission revival designed by Henry C Smith. Smith was a San Francisco architect who was an early adopter of period revival design. He became known as the “hillside architect” as a result of … Continue reading

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2045 Buena Vista, Alameda

Our home du jour is an early and impressive Alameda mission revival. There is no attribution in the listing but the detailing is clearly the work of an accomplished designer. The interiors are particularly staggering with massively scaled woodwork, book-matched … Continue reading

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608 San Luis, Berkeley

This rambling Berkeley mission revival is wonderfully sited on a hillside lot with plenty of mature trees and ample vistas. The home is full of great mission details including oversized beams and brackets and windows that have no moldings around … Continue reading

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651 Kenwyn, Oakland

This Cleveland Heights mission revival was built by Peter Ness who developed a number of lots across the East Bay in the teens and twenties. It is a pretty loose mission style that is highly symmetrical and features a nice … Continue reading

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