Articles Recently Tagged: Bernard Maybeck

(11 posts)
Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Priced at $16 Million

Designed by Bernard Maybeck and built in 1909, the Landmark “Roos House” at 3500 Jackson Street, in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights, is about to hit the market with a $16 million price tag. Commissioned by Morris Meyerfeld as a gift to his daughter and new son-in-law, Leon Roos of... Read More »

The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The Top Three Proposals for Repurposing the Palace of Fine Arts

The seven concept proposals for restoring and repurposing San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts have been evaluated, scored, and ranked. And if approved by San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission tomorrow, the top three scoring respondents, which does not include The Bay Club nor the Center for Global... Read More »

Seven Proposals For SF’s Iconic Palace Of Fine Arts

Seven Proposals For SF’s Iconic Palace Of Fine Arts

Seven concept proposals for restoring and re-purposing San Francisco’s iconic Palace of Fine Arts, which was designed by Bernard Maybeck, built for the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1915 and served as home to the Exploratorium for 40 years, have been submitted to the city for review. The proposals... Read More »

The “Architecturally Unique” 893 Ashbury Closes Under $600 A Foot

The “Architecturally Unique” 893 Ashbury Closes Under $600 A Foot

The sale of 893 Ashbury closed escrow yesterday with a reported contract price of $1,385,000, 23 percent under original expectations and $589 per square foot for the “architecturally unique” (but not necessarily Maybeck designed) residence. ∙ Comments: A Maybeck Design (Versus Designed) At 893 Ashbury Read More »

A Maybeck Design (Versus Designed) At 893 Ashbury

A Maybeck Design (Versus Designed) At 893 Ashbury

Behind the little brick wall up in Buena Vista Park, 893 Ashbury lies. Billed as a “Maybeck design” versus “Maybeck designed,” the previous owners and neighborhood friends have “declared that the house was designed by renowned architect Bernard Maybeck at the turn of the century,” a claim that has yet... Read More »

Maybeck’s 270 Castenada Sells For $573 Per Square Foot

Maybeck’s 270 Castenada Sells For $573 Per Square Foot

Asking $3,890,000 two years ago, available for rent at $10,000 per month last August, and then back on the market for $2,199,000 this past January, the sale of the Bernard Maybeck designed 270 Castenada closed escrow on 3/5/10 with a reported contract price of $2,075,000 ($573 per square foot)... Read More »

A 2010 Overture For The Maybeck At 270 Castenada

A 2010 Overture For The Maybeck At 270 Castenada

As we wrote ten months ago with respect to 270 Castenada: Asking $3,890,000 and briefly in contract before being withdrawn last April, listed at $2,995,000 today. Still touting “too beautiful to describe” despite Maybeck’s (and the Vernacular Language North) attempt. As we wrote five months ago: Reduced to $2,595,000... Read More »

Rent A Maybeck And Save A (25 Percent Bigger) Bundle

Rent A Maybeck And Save A (25 Percent Bigger) Bundle

As we wrote in March with respect to 270 Castenada: Asking $3,890,000 and briefly in contract before being withdrawn last April , listed at $2,995,000 today. Still touting “too beautiful to describe” despite Maybeck’s (and the Vernacular Language North) attempt. As we added in August: Reduced to $2,595,000 in... Read More »

A Maybeck For Rent On Castenada (And A Related Neighborhood Sale)

A Maybeck For Rent On Castenada (And A Related Neighborhood Sale)

As we wrote five months ago with respect to 270 Castenada: Asking $3,890,000 and briefly in contract before being withdrawn last April, listed at $2,995,000 today. Still touting “too beautiful to describe” despite Maybeck’s (and the Vernacular Language North‘s) attempt. Reduced to $2,595,000 in May before being withdrawn from... 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 »