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This Pristine Eichler in Oakland, California, Just Fetched $2.2 Million.

Mandi Keighran | DWELL.COM Designed by architects A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons, the 1965 twin-gable home went for well over its asking price. The California midcentury style of architecture, with its open floor plans, sweeping glass walls, and post-and-beam structures, was popularized in no small part by one Joseph Eichler. A real estate developer in post–World War II America, Eichler built more than 11,000 ...more

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Tahoe Cabin Shaped Like a Geodesic Dome Listed for Nearly $1M

Liz Jassin | KRON4.COM SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KRON) – Nestled inside South Lake Tahoe’s Montgomery Estates, you’ll notice a cabin that looks a bit different. That’s because it’s a geodesic dome, meaning the home was constructed to resemble half of a sphere. 2290 Marshall Trail is on the market for $899,000. “The unique shape of the geodesic dome creates a dramatic interior with triangle patterns ...more

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Lofty Gallery Walls and Understated Architecture Are an Art Collector’s Dream

From museum-finish gallery walls to half-landings for sculpture displays, these homes were made for displaying a collection India Stoughton | mansionglobal.com The perfect home for an art collector is an elusive thing. Just as each private collection is unique with its own specific preoccupations and focal points, each property adapted by an art collector will lend itself to different types of display.  Whether seeking a ...more

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Step into iconic Oakland home in ‘land of the lost Eichlers’ selling for $1.6 million

DAVID CARACCIO | sacbee.com In a small, quiet Oakland neighborhood known as “land of the lost Eichlers,” an iconic mid-century modern home has hit the market for $1.595 million. The four-bedroom, two-bath Eichler spans 2,121 square feet in the Sequoyah Hills community, a tract where some 48 Eichler residences were built.. Many of the homes stand in pristine shape, according to Dwell. “Modern updates blend ...more

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This 1924 San Francisco ‘mini-mansion’ with a unique backstory sold in just days. Can you guess the price?

Take our quiz to see if you can pinpoint how much this stately Outer Richmond home went for. Annie Vainshtein | sfchronicle.com The house: 7949 Geary Blvd. in the Outer Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco Let’s take a look at the property: The basics: What makes it unique: The buzz around this Outer Richmond “mini-mansion” is just one example of the strength of San Francisco’s ...more

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181 Fremont Names Carmen Legarda Director of Sales

THEREGISTRYSF.COM The West Coast’s Landmark Luxury Residences Welcome New Sales Leadership San Francisco, Calif., November 21, 2021 – 181 Fremont developer Jay Paul Company Chief Investment Officer Matt Lituchy announced today the promotion of Carmen Legarda to Director of Sales for San Francisco’s iconic high-rise luxury residences, 181 Fremont. Legarda has been with the 181 Fremont sales team since February 2019.  Click here to visit 181fremont.com. In her new role, Legarda ...more

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This South Lake Tahoe cabin is a geodesic dome, and maybe a bargain at $899,000

The cabin is steps away from national forest land Anna Marie Erwert | SFGATE.COM When you think about a classic Tahoe cabin, you might think about an A-frame design, but 2290 Marshall Trail in South Lake Tahoe proves there are other angles to cabin design. One unique cabin has a polygon of angles, in fact, and is now on the market for $899,000. Click here to view the ...more

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California holds 70% of the country’s priciest ZIP Codes for home buyers

Jack Flemming of LA Times | finance.yahoo.com Home prices across the country soared during the pandemic, but at the top of the market, California kept its crown as the priciest state in the nation — by far. A new study from PropertyShark found that California holds 89 of the 127 most expensive ZIP Codes in the country, or roughly 70%. That’s three percentage points more than ...more