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Sick of Victorians? Live inside this brick and timber loft asking $1.3M

Dig those lovely ceilings

By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  May 13, 2020, 2:23pm PDT

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An exterior view of a light colored brick apartment apartment building in San Francisco that has lofts.
The front door in behind a locked gate and shared courtyard.

Originally built in 1917 as a warehouse and printing shop, 355 Bryant, located a few blocks from Oracle Park and South Park, was refashioned by David Baker Architects into live/work lofts in 1992 just prior to the first dot-com wave.

Today, a loft inside the brick structure lands on the market for a cool $1,299,000.

Featuring one bedroom and one and one half bathrooms, unit 309 comes with arched windows, hardwood flooring, a Juliette balconies, and a kitchen an island with a mini wine fridge and a raised glass countertop.

Baker’s firm made it a point to preserve much of the building’s industrial looks, including keeping the exposed timber—a blast of fresh air compared to the antiseptic, cookie-cutter lofts so common in SF. Although this loft was designed in the halcyon days of the ’90s, it still maintains a timeless vibe. Just rip out the dated strip track lighting and replace it with something smurfier like a few pendant globes.

The listing is through Jennifer Davis of Compass.

An entry hallway has wood floors, a small bench, and an abstract colorful painting.
The home’s beam theme greets you at the door.
A large loft-like living room with a glass table, tufted chairs, wood floors, and an exposed wood beam ceiling.
An open-floor concept made palatable by hardwood flooring and beamed ceilings.
A kitchen has wood cabinets, a wine fridge, and gray bar stools at a small island.
The kitchen comes with a new white tile backsplash.
A tiled hallway and gray walls lead to carpeted gray stairs that go to a loft bedroom.
Step up to the loft bedroom.
A gray patterned bed sits in the center of a lofted bedroom with built-in cabinets for a closet.
The exposed bedroom comes with built-ins.