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Armistead Maupin Returns To The City (San Francisco)

Having sold their Parnassus Heights home in 2012 and moved to Santa Fe, Armistead Maupin and husband Christopher Tuner are back in the city of San Francisco.  According to Maupin by way of the Chronicle, the couple are renting a ground-floor flat in a Castro cottage and keeping their place... Read More »

The Tale Of Armistead Maupin’s “37 Percent Over Asking” Sale

The Tale Of Armistead Maupin’s “37 Percent Over Asking” Sale

Last month we first reported Armistead Maupin’s 1,606 square foot home was about to hit the market at 27 Belmont Avenue As we noted at the time, the property had been priced by Bernie “Fifty Offer” Katzmann at $1,198,000, under $750 per square foot for the Parnassus Heights property... Read More »

The Friends’ Freaky Ransom Note And A Neighbor’s Perspective

The Friends’ Freaky Ransom Note And A Neighbor’s Perspective

A plugged-in neighbor offers another perspective on the proposed 226 Edgewood project that has incited Friends of Parnassus Heights: We are neighbors who received one of the self-addressed stamped envelopes from the project’s opponents — like everyone else did in our area. To be honest, the photocopied, handwritten letter... Read More »

Disguised Buyers Who Incite Friends of Parnassus Heights Revealed

Disguised Buyers Who Incite Friends of Parnassus Heights Revealed

As a plugged-in reader wrote about 226 Edgewood after touring the property back in 2010: Original portion by Louis Christian Mullgardt, 1911…and addition by Eden and Eden, 1970s, according to listing agent. Original portion a fine Arts and Crafts house, and addition strongly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin... Read More »

Armistead Maupin’s Storied San Francisco Home Hitting The Market

Armistead Maupin’s Storied San Francisco Home Hitting The Market

From Armistead Maupin‘s novel “The Night Listener”: Out of habit, I approached the house from the sidewalk across the street, where I could see it in context: three narrow stories notched into the wooded slope. Its new cedar shingles were still too pallid for its dark green trim, but... Read More »

Louis Christian Mullgardt Meets Eden and Eden At 226 Edgewood

Louis Christian Mullgardt Meets Eden and Eden At 226 Edgewood

We weren’t too sure what to make of the juxtaposition between old and new when 226 Edgewood first hit the market three weeks ago asking $3,500,000, so we’ll turn to the report of a plugged-in reader who’s since taken the tour. Original portion by Louis Christian Mullgardt, 1911 (according... Read More »