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Peeking Behind The Mid-Century Facade Of 68 Turquoise

Peeking Behind The Mid-Century Facade Of 68 Turquoise

We’re digging the mid-century bones, courtyard, and Glen Canyon overlook of 68 Turquoise. The non-mid-century kitchen cabinets and painted ceilings, not so much (but those can be changed). ∙ Listing: 68 Turquoise (3/2) – $1,095,000 Read More »

WYSIWYG And Coming Soon: 200 Brannan #506

WYSIWYG And Coming Soon: 200 Brannan #506

While “are they marketing the home or the furnishings?” is an oft asked question, in this case the answer is yes. Or rather, soon to be asking $1,600,000 fully furnished (by the owners, not staged), art and all. One bedroom, one and one-half baths, two parking spaces (tandem). One... Read More »

Eyeing An (Updated) Esherick In Pacific Heights: 3074 Pacific

Eyeing An (Updated) Esherick In Pacific Heights: 3074 Pacific

Built in 1952, designed by Joseph Esherick, and remodeled in 2005. And akin to an Eichler, designed to integrate with, rather than separate from, its surroundings (although not to the same extreme). ∙ Listing: 3074 Pacific (3/2.5) – $4,500,000 Read More »

2915-2917 Laguna: The Shot, Stairs And “Significance”

2915-2917 Laguna: The Shot, Stairs And “Significance”

We simply liked the shot (and the stairs), we’ll let you make the call on the “significance.” ∙ 2915-2917 Laguna: Photos, Background and Floor Plans ∙ Listing: 2915 Laguna (3/2.5) – $2,550,000 ∙ Listing: 2917 Laguna (4/3.5) – $3,175,000 Read More »

Why Settle For A Master Suite When You Can Have A Master Floor?

Why Settle For A Master Suite When You Can Have A Master Floor?

Alternate headline: For Those Who Have Been Feeling A Little Porny… ∙ Listing: 3460 Clay St (6/4.5) – $5,995,000 Read More »

Name That Magazine In One Listing Or Less (2526 Broadway)

Name That Magazine In One Listing Or Less (2526 Broadway)

From the listing for 2526 Broadway: “Recently featured in a prominent design magazine.” Bonus points to the first plugged-in person to identify it (the magazine, not the address). Negative points (for the listing not the reader) if it ends up being an advetorial. Editor’s Note: Or we could check... Read More »

Budding Big Buildings Across The Bay (Oakland And Emeryville)

Encinal Jackson has submitted an application to build a 56-story mixed-use tower at 1938 Broadway in Oakland. At 715 feet, the proposed tower would nearly double the height of Oakland’s current tallest building, the Ordway at 1 Kaiser Plaza. The proposed tower would contain 1.5 million square feet of... Read More »

A Designer Remodel Of A Relatively New Penthouse: 255 Berry #708

A Designer Remodel Of A Relatively New Penthouse: 255 Berry #708

It’s the wood paneled ceiling and wide plank floors that first caught our attention, it’s the multiple balconies, southwest exposure, and completely overhauled kitchen (and baths) that kept it. ∙ Listing: 255 Berry #708 (2/2.5) – $2,495,000 Read More »

Living La Vida Loca Casa Verde (Loca)

Living La Vida Loca Casa Verde (Loca)

A notice of default might have been filed, but it’s another tipster that notes “La Casa Verde” continues to advertise: “Perfect for corporate meetings, luncheons, cocktail parties, film and photo shoots, receptions, spa parties and much more!” Be careful with those deposits. Also noted, design credits according to the... Read More »

From The People Person Who Brought You Green Tea In The Park

From The People Person Who Brought You Green Tea In The Park

However subtle, we’re suckers for Japanese influenced design elements. And wooded lots, mid-century modern, and a little bit of history too: “This Contemporary unique mid-century home was designed by the architect of the Japanese Tea House in Park.” ∙ Listing: 121 Edgehill Way (4/2.5) – $1,295,000 Read More »