Property

Real Estate Report: In Praise of Vintage Tile Bathrooms

    People love them or hate them, can't wait to restore them or can't wait to rip them out.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: $1.150M For an Austere Prairie-Style House in Berkeley

  Berkeley underwent a huge surge in population after that 1906 earthquake leveled San Francisco. Not surprising. What is surprising is that no one seems to have done much to this house since the Depression.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Family-Sized Condo For Grown-up Hipsters

    In San Francisco, well-designed new construction can be hard to come by, but this family-sized condo in the Bernal Heights neighborhood is one that succeeds fairly well. Plus it's in a part of Bernal Heights that's getting "interesting".  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Condo by Lorcan O'Herlihy for Sale in West Hollywood

  Next to one of Los Angeles' most important architectural sites, a modernist condo is aggressively architectural infill.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Housing For Party Animals

  Some guys have a party room in the basement. This guy has a party house. Sold in 2007 for $3.8M, it's been on and off the market this year, now asking $2.9M, and brings new meaning to the term Man Cave.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Three Kitchens that Break the Mold

    Looking at online real estate listings, we see a lot of kitchens. Most of them are afflicted with too much polished granite and too many cabinets. Some are so elaborate we can't imagine anyone cooking in them, while others are an unrelenting, melancholic brown. Here are three kitchens that break the mold.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Early-20th Century Cottage Gets Fast-Forwarded to the Early-21st

  In San Francisco's Bernal Heights, a vintage cottage gets reinvented with salvaged bits and clever details, including roll-up doors.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: In Venice— Tall. Dark. Handsome.

    In Venice, a house divided between two pavilion-like structures, connected with a bridge.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Everything Old is New Again, Local & Sustainable

    On the outer edges of Los Angeles, a rustic house built with stone from a nearby quarry and timber re-purposed from the Venice Pier.  Read More...

Real Estate Report: Kayak Out to Angel Island From Your Personal Beach in Tiburon

    There's no view of San Francisco here, but we'd rather look at Angel Island, right?  Read More...

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