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  When designer Mason St. Peter was approached about redesigning a nearly 130-year-old carriage house along the Great Highway... More»


  Bert Damner grew up skiing Sugar Bowl in the 1940s, the powder-dusted early days of the now-famed ski resort. He wooed his... More»


  Since the 1940s, the uninspiring concrete box of 375 Beale Street has been a perfunctory container for the necessary, rather... More»


  Eight years ago, a pair of city-weary Castro dwellers purchased two and a half acres of land on top of Inverness Ridge and... More»


  Parents often try to instill in their children the virtue of sharing. Sisters Helen and Julie Kim, now grown up and both... More»


  Ching-Yee Hu and Gary Orenstein spent eight years living with their two young daughters in what they darkly called their... More»


  Longtime Noe Valley dwellers Steve Rappaport and Christy Keoshian had had it. After years of sharing a bathroom with their... More»


  Growing up in Virginia, interior designer Ken Fulk fancied himself “a sort of colonial Great Gatsby.” Now he’s the... More»


  From a distance, the single-story structure in Stefanie Felser’s yard appears straightforward: cedar siding topped by... More»


  Skinny-dippers, spiritual seekers, swingers, philosophers: For over 50 years they’ve converged at Esalen, the redwood-... More»


  Interior designer Nicole Hollis is known for creating spaces that conjure a sense of place: a wine country bathroom swathed... More»


  As any San Franciscan who has spent an evening—or many—circling the block knows, looking for street parking is... More»