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Berkeley & Oakland: There's Architecture in Those Hills

Location: 2701 Darnby Drive, Oakland
?Size: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms?
Price: $700,000
?Pitch: "This French Farmhouse includes a formal dining room, spacious living room with fireplace? and views of the Bay."
Our Take: Beautiful interior volumes, timber and stone, in classic '30s historicism?- possibly by W.R. Yelland?
Open House:Sunday, August 29, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: 240 The Uplands, Berkeley?
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms?
Price: $795,000?
Pitch: "Dramatic, architectural showpiece on one of Claremont's most desirable streets. Designed by noted architect Vernon Demars as his personal home."
Our Take: The personal, modernist vision of by a Bay Area architect incorporates Japanese influences?
Open House: Saturday August 28, & Sunday, August 29, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Location: 8 Stonewall Road, Berkeley
Size: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms?
Price: $1,099,000?
Pitch: "This serene William Wurster has it all: grand public spaces, classic design details? "
Our Take: Look past the decor and rescue this modest Bay Area classic
Open House: Sunday, August 29, 2:00 - 4:00 PM