Eclectic Style

  • The Art of Joe Tsambiras: Salome

    This print was made by etching and aquatint.    See the Image

  • Tramway to Heaven

    John Kapelowitz had been a contractor for years when he decided to build his dream house. In the late '80s, he and his wife, Leslie Decker, bought a lot on a quiet cul-de-sac in San Anselmo, about…   Read the Article

  • No Clipper Card Required

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses

    A contractor and his wife have created a mountain haven that doesn't need a "No Solicitors" sign.   See the Gallery

  • A Hilltop Haven

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses
    A Hilltop Haven

    The tram leads to a home crafted with loving care by a contractor with many years' experience.    See the Image

  • For the Birds

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses
    For the Birds

    "Not a day goes by where I don't look out the window and marvel, 'My God, what a view,'" says Leslie Decker. "You can see a few rooftops, so you know you're connected to the downland,…   See the Image

  • 74 Mountain View Tram

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses

    "I really don't like heights," admits Leslie Decker. "But the tram is attached to terra firma, so it's all right."   See the Image

  • Welcome Home

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses
    Welcome Home

    The two-car garage was the couple's base of operations while the house was being built.    See the Image

  • Your Car, Sir.

    Published 08/15/13 in Houses
    Your Car, Sir.

    "The newness wore off after a while, but still, every time I look at it, I can't believe we built it and I have to smile," says Decker.    See the Image

  • Wuxtry Records, Athens, Ga.

    Growing up in the eclectic college town of Athens, Ga., inspired Ponsoldt on many levels. These are a few of his favorite things.   See the Gallery

  • NYC Skyhouse Slide

    Published 08/09/13 in Houses
    NYC Skyhouse Slide

    Architect David Hotson and interior designer Ghislaine Vinas created an 80-foot-long stainless steel tube slide that winds through four stories of this 6,600-square-foot penthouse. "Visitors are…   See the Image