Mid-Century Modern Homes in San Francisco
Sinatra fan or not, everyone loves the low-slung, open-style, welcome to the future from the imagination-of-the-past homes that were the native habitat of Mr. Sinatra and his 1950s crooning cronies. “Ol’ Blue Eyes” may be no more than a song, but the architecture lives on in one of California’s most enduring and popular home styles: […]
Do These Light Fixtures Look Familiar?
A few weeks back I wrote about the North End Police Station at 2475 Greenwich. It was the police station built for the Panama Pacific International Exposition that was eventually turned into a private residence. The building is considered to be an exceptional example of Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture. One of the most notable items (to me, at […]
Victorian Architectural Styles: Let the Arguments Begin…
When I was learning about architectural styles in San Francisco, I was taught that there are three styles of Victorian homes: Eastlake, Italianate,and Queen Anne. I was also taught that homes are called Victorian based upon their construction date, and that to be a Victorian home it must have been built during the reign of […]