The Golden State: 5 Great Homes in California Part Four

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August 14, 2013
From a dazzling multi-windowed home in sunny Venice to a renovated Victorian in Oakland, we highlight five more of our favorite abodes from the west coast. Click here to view Part One, Two, and Three of our previous California favorites!
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  Kaleidoscopic Cabinet A dazzling display of colored windows wraps the custom-furniture-filled Venice, California, home of architect Lorcan O’Herlihy. Photo by: Misha Gravenor

    Kaleidoscopic Cabinet

    A dazzling display of colored windows wraps the custom-furniture-filled Venice, California, home of architect Lorcan O’Herlihy.

    Photo by: Misha Gravenor

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  Oakland Aesthetics Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay in Oakland, with stunning views, plenty of trees, and a murky past. Photo by: Mark Seelen  Photo by Mark Seelen.

    Oakland Aesthetics

    Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay in Oakland, with stunning views, plenty of trees, and a murky past.

    Photo by: Mark Seelen

    Photo by Mark Seelen.
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  Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing, historically significant, but structurally shaky Victorian. Photo by: Jason Madara  Photo by Jason Madara.

    Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland

    Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing, historically significant, but structurally shaky Victorian.

    Photo by: Jason Madara

    Photo by Jason Madara.
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  Modern Undercover Just three weeks before their wedding, Jason Greenman and Jeanne Williams purchased their home in September of 2000. Having set their hopes on a mid-century modern home nestled in the Hollywood Hills, they decided to take a gander around Hancock Park at the suggestion of their real estate agent. Stumbling upon an open house, they popped in—and despite the home’s fixer-upper status—were sold. Photo by: Michael Wells  Photo by Michael Wells.

    Modern Undercover

    Just three weeks before their wedding, Jason Greenman and Jeanne Williams purchased their home in September of 2000. Having set their hopes on a mid-century modern home nestled in the Hollywood Hills, they decided to take a gander around Hancock Park at the suggestion of their real estate agent. Stumbling upon an open house, they popped in—and despite the home’s fixer-upper status—were sold.

    Photo by: Michael Wells

    Photo by Michael Wells.
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  Casa Study House #1 Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne. The resulting house of courtyards, shelves, and even some repurposed car parts is a hybrid sensation. Photo by: Tom Fowlks  Photo by Tom Fowlks.

    Casa Study House #1

    Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne. The resulting house of courtyards, shelves, and even some repurposed car parts is a hybrid sensation.

    Photo by: Tom Fowlks

    Photo by Tom Fowlks.
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