The Houses Mia Loved

Bernard Maybeck was one of the Hillside Club, a group of architects determined to preserve the beauty of the hilly north side of Berkeley. Click here for more views of this home.

Mathewson House - Bernard Maybeck

This is the Mathewson House also designed by Maybeck.

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And another Maybeck. How can one not love this room? That is probably all redwood paneling and beams, which was locally available and inexpensive when this house was built.

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OK. This is not a house. It’s Wheeler Hall on the Berkeley Campus. But it is lovely.

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The welcoming stairs to Mia’s childhood home.