Posts by Philip Ferrato
With great views and outdoor spaces, this late-30s bungalow got a mid-50s remodel by a noted East Bay architect and more recently, a going-over by Sogno Design Group tying the hillside structures together.
An important exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco looks at the subtle and enduring contributions of Jews to Mid-Century Modern design in America.
This home has it all: A serene setting, knockout bay views included, and with admirable staging done by San Francisco design arbiter Ken Fulk.
Not the usual "celebrity" rehab– but a renovation by Jodie Foster's new wife, designer Alexandra Hedison. Open on Sunday, May 11 from 2 - 5 p.m.
Berkeley has a long history of progressive design– Arts & Crafts, Mission Styles, and Mid-Century. These three classic houses will be open and worth a look this weekend.
Satisfying pent-up demand with almost 300 units of luxury rentals to the market, Tower Two at One Rincon Hill will also add big bucks to the Affordable Housing Fund.
Designed by Gregory Ain and Garret Ekbo in 1953 for a radio/TV announcer, this intact mid-century in Studio City has never been on the market until this week.
San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood has always been rough and edgy, a late-night entertainment district mixed with metal fabricators and auto body repair shops. That's rapidly changing, and this spectacular conversion is worth a visit. Open Saturday and Sunday, May 2/3 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Hidden away on a narrow lane in downtown Santa Barbara, there's a vintage artists colony of small adobe cottages - here's one that's on the market.
Architect David Levitt re-scripted this 19xx ranch, opening it up to the patio and pool while retaining its Mid-Century integrity. Open on Sunday, February 16 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.