San Francisco: A Certain Style

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Now in a beautiful paperback edition, this lavish volume offers a detailed look inside the great homes of one of the world's most sophisticated cities. From chic Russian Hill apartments and grand Pacific Heights mansions to artists' lofts and legendary Victorians, San Francisco: A Certain Style documents the city's famous innovation, quality, and diversity in 200 full-color photographs. The accompanying text provides historical information, along with descriptions of famous houses in the area and chronological ...

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San Francisco 1999 Softcover 204 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. DESIGN. Step into the ease and luxury of San Francisco's most beautiful homes with Diane Dorrans Saeks as your ... guide. Charming Victorians. Grand Pacific Heights mansions. Chic Russian Hill apartments. Lovely Wine Country estates. A lavish celebration illustrated with 250 color photographs. This is your passport to the stunning interiors of San Francisco's most beautiful homes. (Key Words: Architecture, Decoration, Interiors, San Francisco, Cities, California, Houses, Interior Design, Diane Saeks). Read more Show Less

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Now in a beautiful paperback edition, this lavish volume offers a detailed look inside the great homes of one of the world's most sophisticated cities. From chic Russian Hill apartments and grand Pacific Heights mansions to artists' lofts and legendary Victorians, San Francisco: A Certain Style documents the city's famous innovation, quality, and diversity in 200 full-color photographs. The accompanying text provides historical information, along with descriptions of famous houses in the area and chronological commentary on Bay Area architecture. A marvelous glimpse into the residences of local luminaries — and the work of such renowned architects and interior designers as Julia Morgan and Willis Polk — this book will be a source of entertainment, information, and inspiration for designers, homeowners and anyone who appreciates gracious living.

Suggestions for science fair projects, with information on collecting data and displaying the final result.

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Lavishly illustrated with some 250 superior color photographs, this volume provides a sampling of some of this city's finest buildings. Includes a descriptive commentary on Bay Area architecture. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811822343
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 9.87 (w) x 9.87 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Diane Dorrans Saeks is the California editor for Metropolitan Home , the interior design editor for PaperCity , the San Francisco correspondent for W and Women's Wear Daily , and a frequent contributor to national and international design publications. She

John Vaughan has traveled the globe photographing houses for Architectural Digest, HG, Better Homes and Gardens, and The New York Times, among others. Together, they authored San Francisco: A Certain Style (Chronicle Books, 1989).

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