Vintage Style

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Kitchen

    Published 09/17/13 in Houses
    337 Parnassus Avenue: Kitchen

    The construction of the original structure took 12 to 18 months, and was completed in 1908.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Front Door Detail

    The beveled glass details in the front door are original, and echo the same pattern in vertical glass on either side of the door.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Foyer

    Published 09/17/13 in Houses
    337 Parnassus Avenue: Foyer

    The wainscoting is typical of the period: sturdy, simple, solid wood, a departure from fussier Victorian designs.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Dining Room to Living Room

    The distinctively shaped columns, sometimes called "bungalow columns," grace an archway leading to the living room, a nicely open floor plan.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Dining Room With Built-In

    Yep, that's original, with leaded (but not beveled) glass. The box-beamed ceiling is classic.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Deck

    Published 09/17/13 in Houses
    337 Parnassus Avenue: Deck

    The extra-wide lot leaves plenty of room for outdoor space.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Living Room Mantel Detail

    The hand-hammered copper mantel is art nouveau — maybe not strictly San Francisco in origin, but faithful to the period.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Attic Playroom

    The finished attic features two mini closets that were converted into kid-friendly nooks, complete with little speakeasy windows, and can fit a full-on slumber party of 12.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Third Bedroom

    There's more wainscoting, a charming counterpoint to the fully wired modern conveniences.    See the Image

  • 337 Parnassus Avenue: Second Bedroom

    Countless details are dotted throughout the house, like the cabinets under the bay windows, that took years to discover (and will take years to rediscover).    See the Image