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For The Love Of Fridays And 433 Lovell Across The Way (Mill Valley)

For The Love Of Fridays And 433 Lovell Across The Way (Mill Valley)

We were tempted to simply write “too beautiful to describe,” but we didn’t. It’s been in DWELL, but we won’t hold that against it. And yes, it’s in Mill Valley on half an acre. Completed in 2006 by its architect owners, 433 Lovell features four bedrooms, three and one-half... Read More »

A Maybeck On The Market (And Display) Once Again: 270 Castenada

A Maybeck On The Market (And Display) Once Again: 270 Castenada

If you missed seeing 270 Castenada (a.k.a. 1916 Erlanger house) a year ago, don’t let it happen again. In the words of its architect Bernard Maybeck (think Palace of Fine Arts): “The house is our attempt to suggest the idea of an English character in California. Although this house... Read More »

1333 Green Street Back In Black And White (And Now 1331 As Well)

1333 Green Street Back In Black And White (And Now 1331 As Well)

As we wrote last July: Added on to the front of the lot where Imogen Cunningham once had her home and studio (1331 Green). Designed by Paulette Taggart. And now on the market as a TIC. Asking $979,000 for 1333 Green at the time, asking $850,000 today (still without... Read More »

Name Dropping Hollywood Style: Marquee Lofts #702

Name Dropping Hollywood Style: Marquee Lofts #702

In terms of overall design and space we remain partial to Lighthouse Lofts #308, but in terms of a Hollywood-esque story we present the Marquee #702. Another multi-unit combo (#701 and #702), the interior of the 2,300 square foot loft was designed by Stanley Saitowitz; it features a “custom... Read More »

The Lighthouse Lofts Apple Of Our Eye Returns (1097 Howard #308)

The Lighthouse Lofts Apple Of Our Eye Returns (1097 Howard #308)

As we wrote about Lighthouse Lofts (1097 Howard) #308 when it was listed for $2,400,000 and sold for $2,450,000 in 2007: Featuring 18-foot ceilings up high, and hickory and pecan hardwood floors down low; a glass enclosed shower and tub with views (in more ways than one)… 4,200... Read More »

Architecture Watch: 118 Cervantes Boulevard Gone Green/Modern

Architecture Watch: 118 Cervantes Boulevard Gone Green/Modern

It’s a rather dramatic rebuild and rebranding of 118 Cervantes Boulevard that incorporates wood, concrete and two arrays of exposed photovoltaic cells on its façade. And of course, how it looked before: Read More »

2350 Lombard Rising: Twelve New Townhouses Over Commercial

2350 Lombard Rising: Twelve New Townhouses Over Commercial

A reader wonders if we know what’s rising at the corner of Scott and Lombard and we do. 2350 Lombard will consist of twelve new “townhouses” over ground floor commercial and parking. Design by Kotas/Pantaleoni and expected to be fully risen by the end of the year. ∙ Kotas/Pantaleoni... Read More »

Another Ex-Decorator Showcase Is Officially Listed: 2500 Divisadero

Another Ex-Decorator Showcase Is Officially Listed: 2500 Divisadero

From coming soon in February to on the market today, with the listing of 2500 Divisadero at $10,000,000 over half a decade of San Francisco’s most recent Decorator Showcase homes are officially up for sale. Designed by Angus McSweeney and built in 1934, the Tudor was remodeled in 1999... Read More »

A Plugged-In Reader’s 12 Notes On The “PC” Approved 333 Harrison

A Plugged-In Reader’s 12 Notes On The “PC” Approved 333 Harrison

A plugged-in reader’s (slightly edited) 12 notes on Emerald Fund’s proposal to develop 333 Harrison Street which has been approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission: 1. The new building will be sandwiched between Bridgeview and One Rincon. 2. Some Bridgeview owners will be adversely affected. The lower level units... Read More »

The Waller Street Four Seasons “Fall” (1333) On The Market In Winter

The Waller Street Four Seasons “Fall” (1333) On The Market In Winter

This remodeled San Francisco Queen Anne is “Fall” in the row of “Four Seasons” Victorians on Waller (1333 Waller) and has been on the market for a few weeks asking $1,895,000. Purchased for $1,850,000 in October of 2005. And no word on any explict deed restrictions should you feel... Read More »