Posts by Philip Ferrato
Looking out onto the J-Church MUNI line, a luxurious and crisp renovation challenges conventional wisdom for expensive homes in less-than-stellar Noe Valley locations. Open on Sunday, November 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A grand penthouse apartment– unlike anything else in town and lived in by the same family for 50 years– went into contract this week.
Built in 1927, this evocative timber-framed and wood-paneled house is from another LA– an era of romantic, woodsy lodges and bungalows- that one rarely sees anymore. But you can this weekend. It's on the market and open Sunday, November 10 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Within the frame of a 100-year old house house, new interiors, multiple decks and a lap pool. Open on Sunday, November 10 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Three condominiums worth a look for their design values– including a rooftop unit in Lorcan O'Herlihy's Habitat 825– open this Sunday, November 3, in West Hollywood.
With the emphasis on stunning views of the Golden Gate and impeccable design details, a tired Mid-Century house on the edge of Sea Cliff gets re-invented. Open on Sunday, November 3 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
This c.2006 re-invention of c.1955 house by IDEArchitects still looks good and is worth a visit– it's open on Sunday, October 20 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
On an incredible site in Tiburon, this previously-uninteresting house got a crisp rehab that doesn't interfere with the view. Open on Sunday, October 20 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Architects who usually can't afford to live as well as their clients do have the freedom to use their own houses as laboratories. In c.1993 Los Angeles, architect Taylor Van Horne did exactly that, and much of it still looks fresh. Open on Sunday, October 13 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
Very rarely will you encounter a house that's both well-maintained and rigorously designed by its owners. Admittedly not for everyone, this perfect example of the '80s most current design ideas– and our design history– is on the market and open Sunday, October 6 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm