Yearly Archives: 2017

  • goodbye blue sky

    As I write, we’re flying back to England. But this time it’s no vacation. In fact, we’ll be calling that a “holiday” from now on. You see, this is a one-way trip …

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  • goodbye fog

    Difficult to express the roller-coaster of emotions we’ve experienced during the past several weeks. Sadly, we had to say goodbye to our beloved cat, Fog, last Monday …

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  • 73 tara rd

    Remember the stunning Roger Lee modernist home we shared last June? If you liked that, you’ll love this. Same leafy location, same architect, and same familiar features …

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  • 2180 elderberry ln

    1958 pitched-roof model, with 4 beds/2 baths, over 1659 SqFt, in San Rafael’s Lower Lucas Valley. We’d never pick white as a siding color, but the orange accents make it work …

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  • high times

    We expected a lot from the 2017 San Mateo Highlands Eichler Home Tour. And we got it. But first, we had to get there. Two hours from Sac (a relatively long drive for us Brits) …

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  • 14910 nw perimeter dr

    Before setting foot in an Eichler, we offered on multiple Rummer Homes, in and around Portland, Oregon. ‘Rummers’ look like Eichlers, with spookily similar floorplans and elevations …

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  • 508 s woodland st

    Attention-grabbing 1960 atrium model, in Orange’s Fairhaven tract. A seductive single-pitch climbs left to right, with crisp white ceilings topping a dreamy palette …

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  • ca modern mention

    Some Friday morning reading, courtesy of our friends at the Eichler Network –they kindly included us in the latest issue of CA Modern magazine …

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  • harvey house

    Beyond our typical geography, but within our comfort zone, this modernist masterpiece in Kenilworth, England. Interestingly, Karen grew up nearby …

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