In real estate: Did a listing improperly evoke the name of Julia Morgan to sell a house?; controversial Berkeley housing case makes national headlines; dense housing can get built.
When Berkeley's Claremont Court subdivision was developed at the turn of the century it was considered very desirable. Homes in the area are still sought after.
A modernist home influenced by the Bauhaus tradition is up for sale for the first time. Architect Donald Olsen built this house as a demonstration project, and his own residence.
A Julia Morgan house with deep connections to Cal is being sold by the family of Willa Baum, who directed the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office.
Thi two-bedroom, two-bath Oakland condo is the last available unit of six in a converted Methodist church, a historic landmark built in the early 1900s.
Two of the city's oldest houses, now painted in vibrant New Orleans colors and located in South Berkeley, are on the market after a loving restoration.
A breathtaking house designed by Berkeley architect John Hans Ostwald in 1958 is now on the market for the first time, with an asking price $2.375 million.
This West Berkeley condominium combines exotic woods with steel and glass to create a space that maximizes views of San Francisco Bay, Mt. Tam. and the city.
Bernard Maybeck is known for shingled Arts and Crafts houses, not Mediterranean villas. But he designed this Berkeley Hills stunner for a divorced New York socialite in 1921.
Another player has entered the burgeoning accessory dwelling unit market. Berkeley-based Avava makes prefab backyard homes that range in size from just 270 to 750 square feet.
Five of the six homes on this year's AIA East Bay tour are remodels rather than new builds.
The Westbrae home has been restored with period features in mind and offers extra space in a large garage and separate livable unit.