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  Flip through the new coffee-table book Private Gardens of the Bay Area (out this month from the Monacelli... More»


Grace Street is a small, unassuming SoMa corridor lined with rolling garage doors to accommodate deliveries, a small parking lot, some... More»


When the sweeping bay views from Ana and Abdur Chowdhury’s living room windows become overwhelming (they stretch clear to Marin), a... More»


Skeeter Jones is a historical preservationist who doesn’t necessarily believe that history... More»


Editor’s Note: This is one of many stories about our relationship with the natural world, which San Francisco... More»


  Seven months ago, Korean shipping giant Hanjin Shipping abruptly filed for bankruptcy, leaving 1,000 to 1,500 shipping containers... More»


  Whip It Up Ted Boerner may be known for his sleek and colorful contemporary furniture designs, but... More»


  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»