Posts by Philip Ferrato

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.

The Post & Beam Style changed the look of Los Angeles' residential design after WWII, and architect Richard Dornan was one of its most skilled practitioners. This house he designed in the late '50s– since then, extensively renovated– is open on Sunday, June 22 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Designer Sean Gaston and Bee Renovated give a classic '50s Post & Beam a new look. Open on Sunday, June 25 from 2:00pm to 4:30pm.

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