Posts by Philip Ferrato

This Modernist extravaganza on one of Venice’s few surviving canals checks off a lot of boxes – including an elevator.

Less bedroom, more entertaining space plus luxury finishes in a renovation designed by Jean-Pierre Berthy. Open on Sunday, July 27 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

In the hands of a skilled architect and interested developers, what could have been an ordinary condominium project is exactly the opposite.

Designed by the firm of Byles & Weston and substantially - but sensitively – rehabilitated about five years ago, this Pasadena house on the market and open Sunday, July 20 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Ignore the staging, because the basic bones of this Mid-Century Modern are exceptional– as are the views. New to the market, asking $1.7M and open Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

San Francisco’s Thomas Church was one of the great Modern landscape designers to emerge after WWII. From 1967 to 1970 he personally supervised the installation of this garden at a sprawling Post & Beam house in Woodside – and Oak Hill is now on the market, asking $6.5M.

Beautifully restored, this Greene & Greene house is on the market and open on Sunday, July 13 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Designer Jiun Ho takes one of SOMA’s ubiquitous 3-level white box lofts to new heights. Open on Sunday, July 13 from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

Based on the rustic sheds of Sonoma's agricultural past, this luxurious Wine Country retreat by architect Daniel Castor is on the market, asking $5.2M.

Since the '80s– when film makers, artists and architects began putting up new structures that both complemented and contrasted with the town's gritty neighborhoods– Venice has been a design laboratory. This outstanding new house by architect William Adams just came on the market.

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