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Mary Jo Bowling served as editor of Curbed SF through March 2016.

Russian Hill home brings together a couple’s eclectic tastes

A designer and her husband make their first home together in San Francisco.

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An artist finds a home, and community, in a Mission District Victorian

We go inside the charming Mission District home of illustrator, artist, and animator Christian Robinson. Five years ago, Robinson went looking for a room to rent, and he found a community, too.

A Mission Victorian is a home and art studio

Windy Chien carves out space for comfort and creativity.

The dream house next door

Although Tina and Jochen Frey had committed to a house, they kept looking longingly at the neighbor’s dwelling. It made no sense to abandon their remodel plans and move next door—or did it?

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Growing a California wine country dream home 

A pair of interior designers remake a house in Sonoma County.

A furniture designer finds—and makes—magic in her home in Orinda's hills

As the designer of custom furniture for clients ranging from private citizens to large companies, aesthetics are important to Alexis Moran.

A traditionalist learns to love an Eichler

LeeAnn Manon never considered herself a modernist, let alone an Eichler fan, but it was love at first sight when she found this San Rafael home.

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San Francisco's 20 most iconic buildings

The San Francisco cityscape you see now is but a fleeting image. The city's explosive building boom has our skyline morphing as fast as the Apple product roster. But in this age of change, some things really do stay the same. Here's a look at 20 iconic San Francisco buildings that have withstood the test of time.

A San Francisco Victorian is reborn—after 26 years of remodeling

After purchasing a neglected Victorian in a San Francisco neighborhood, a couple spends two decades turning what looked like a "haunted house" into a heartfelt family home.

7 tips on how to be a great host

With three social groups to his name, artist and art director George McCalman might be one of San Francisco’s most active hosts. Here, he shares his best advice for hosting winning dinner parties.