In the 1990s, Sheri Tharp saw a wooden picket designed by Charles Sayers in 1942. She liked it so much she and her students carved a few, and now her house has a fence.
Ron Morgan, an antique dealer and master flower arranger, has spent 50 years collecting a wide variety of Christmas ornaments and figurines.
Glimpses of the magnificent sculptures and metal pieces can still be glimpsed around Berkeley.
Mark Bulwinkle is best known for his metal work, but he is also a prolific tile maker. Check out the restrooms in the Mad Monk Media Center for Anachronistic Media for a glimpse.
Ken Shapiro repairs cars but his true passion is flying model airplanes – some with a ten-foot wing span. Many of them hang from the ceiling of his San Pablo Avenue garage.
Over the years, Ron Hulse and those working in his automotive shop have built creative metal statues from discarded automobile mufflers.
Thousands of students have lived in Cloyne Court, part of the University Students Cooperative Association, and have decorated the hallways with numerous colorful murals.
Poet, bubble lady, creative: Julia Vinograd lives her life with Dylan’s “Desolation Row” as the soundtrack, Berkeley and Telegraph Avenue of the last 50 years swirling around her.
Today, we're all about peace — and there's little doubt that Berkeley has more peace signs per capita than any city in the United States.
Tree houses, while invariably transient, are special, a good and safe place to be, shelter from the storm, autonomy from the adult world. Here are a selection in Berkeley.
Berkeley has two full-fledged "wishing" trees, where people write notes about their dreams and hopes.
Debbie Vinograd arrived in Berkeley in 1973 and has been painting its characters ever since.
The Jacquet family is an only-in-Berkeley family, a Frenchman running a popular restaurant and the daughter of Quirky Berkeley royalty, and their home is the proof.