Shades of Red

  • SF Gift Guide: Sutro Tower

    Published 11/26/13 in Places
    SF Gift Guide: Sutro Tower

    Locals have a special affection for the crowning glory of Twin Peaks, so a DIY aluminum model of it is a must-have. Designed by local architect Laurence Srinivasan, it's made on Howard Street and is…   See the Image

  • Michael Murphy's SF MoMA Modernism Prints: Mendelsohn Modern

    "This one is more dramatic, with a different viewpoint, almost like Russian Constructionist art. In real life, the building, now the UCSF Women's Center, has been hemmed in by an addition that I…   See the Image

  • Bedroom: Hidden Valley Castle in Cornwall, Conn.

    The second level has two wings: one with the master suite and three bedrooms, and another “staff” wing with two bedrooms and two baths. The third level offers two additional bedrooms and a den. Set…   See the Image

  • Bathroom: Hidden Valley Castle in Cornwall, Conn.

    A mix of old and new, this bathroom pairs a classic console sink with a sleek glass-enclosed shower. Set on 275 acres, the storybook-style home was built in the 1920s by Dr. Walton Martin and his…   See the Image

  • Bunkroom: Hand-Crafted Log Home in Big Horn, Wyo.

    The residence offers four bedrooms and five bathrooms, with a guest wing on one end and an owner’s suite on the other.   See the Image

  • Dining Room: Taylor Swift’s Childhood Home in Reading, Pa.

    Chair rail and a sparkling chandelier dress up the formal dining room. Country music star Taylor Swift lived in this gorgeously restored Classical revival home for 10 years before moving to…   See the Image

  • Home Exterior: Converted Firehouse in Washington, D.C.

    This historic building in Washington, D.C., served as an active firehouse for nearly 100 years, from 1885 to the early 1970s. It's since been converted into a stunning single-family home with five…   See the Image

  • The Winnebago Loft: Front To Back

    Loft dwellers would do well to be inspired by the Winnebago innovation: It's a fun, interesting way to increase the usable area in an airy, high-ceilinged space.    See the Image

  • The Winnebago Loft: Kitchen To Living Room

    The mini-mobile home, on the right, acts as a room divider, separating the eating area from the sun-drenched living room.    See the Image