Located on a peaceful street just five blocks from downtown Berkeley, Eric and Miko Gellerman’s three-level, cedar-shingled home has had several past lives: When it was originally built in 1905, it was a two-story cottage with a gable roof, which was later subdivided and remodeled with piecemeal, non-permitted work. In the ’60s, it served a stint as a commune with a bathroom-turned-darkroom rumored to have been used by landscape photographer Ansel Adams.
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