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.
The Panoramic Hill compound Walter Steilberg designed in 1922 is up for sale; also on the market: a 1910 Arts & Crafts gem by Walter Ratcliff Jr.
Founded in the 1920s as the Berkeley Country Club, the Mira Vista Golf and Country Club in El Cerrito is going back to its original name.
If you have a thing for that mid-century-modern vibe, check out these homes slated to be open for viewing this weekend.
This brown-shingle duplex had to be moved to make way for the construction of the 205-unit Acheson Commons complex.
Insights from a Berkeley pro on how to bring out the best in Craftsman homes for modern living.
Editors — Berkeleyside readers have been sharing some wonderful photographs of rainbows with us recently, so we thought it was timely to publish this Quirky Berkeley post.