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8/4/2014

  July brings San Francisco magazine's annual Restaurant issue, so it's no surprise that the most read stories of the month... More»

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7/23/2014

  Love it or hate it, San Francisco architecture has always been all over the place in terms of design. And when polled, it turns out San... More»

7/19/2014

  Douglas Burnham of the design firm Envelope A+D is locally considered the godfather of dark Victorians. These days, you’ll spot them... More»

7/11/2014

  San Francisco's starchitecture spree continues unabated,... More»

7/8/2014

  At this 160-acre ranch outside Petaluma, which had lain fallow for over 30 years, architect Eric Haesloop of Turnbull... More»

Nico (left), six, and Winter Libeson, eight, play in their home's carport turned
7/1/2014

  Faced with a side yard consisting of a cracked concrete slab, most city dwellers might cut their losses and rejoice in the... More»

6/11/2014

At a time when young, educated people are flooding into cities, suburbs have never been more unfashionable. Buying a house in the ‘burbs? You might as... More»

The home's owners wanted a stark contrast to their historic Victorian in the Mis
4/9/2014

Improbably, this swath of Nicasio wilderness provides a microcosm of San Francisco: The city that used to be a refuge for hedonists and... More»

1/13/2014

One need only survey San Francisco’s Jenga-like crop of impending high-rises to glean that space is a scarce commodity here. So when... More»

Jay Nelson's tree house.
12/27/2013

On weekends, you can often spot Jay Nelson tooling around town ... More»

12/3/2013

Every morning, Airbnb's 200 local employees face the enviable option of working from one of eight exotic locales. There's a Balinese single... More»