Now in a beautiful paperback edition, this lavish volume offers a detailed look
inside the great homes of one of the world's most sophisticated cities. From
chic Russian Hill apartments and grand Pacific Heights mansions to artists'
lofts and legendary Victorians, "San Francisco: A Certain Style" documents the
city's famous innovation, quality, and diversity in 200 full-color photographs.
The accompanying text provides historical information, along with descriptions
of famous houses in the area and chronological commentary on Bay Area
architecture. A marvelous glimpse into the residences of local luminaries -- and
the work of such renowned architects and interior designers as Julia Morgan and
Willis Polk -- this