Category Archives: Hannah & 34th

Open House

After about 8 weeks of construction, there will be an open house on Sunday.  Here are some snapshots of the project, more to come:

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Inside Out

Recent updates: the windows are in, Tyvek is up, some siding is on.  There is sheet rock on the interiors, and things are moving right along.  Here are some updated pics:

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Wild West

This is a project on 34th Street in Oakland that just started construction.  It has a historic designation, and we had to get design approvals from a local historian to show that we would respect the character of the architecture.  However, it has been modified so many times since it’s construction, we weren’t sure what it looked like originally.  Moreover, we felt the form and location of the building lent itself to something new and maybe a little fun.  We did our best to echo the historic content, but in an abstract manner.

The building used to look like this:

Our interpretation was this:

And right now it looks more like this:

 

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