Another trophy home on Vallejo is on the market (but not the MLS). “Built in 1928 for the Gilmore steel family and designed by John H. Powers,” 2950 Vallejo has only had three owners (perhaps you can be the fourth). Panoramic views, historic architecture and craftsmanship, and around 8,000 square feet (both the home and the lot).
And while interesting, perhaps even more so is the Ryan Associates down-to-the-studs remodel that’s underway on the Joseph Esherick designed Mid-Century modern home next door (2960 Vallejo). No word on whether or not it’s a spec job (or already spoken for).
UPDATE: From a plugged-in reader: “[2960 Vallejo] was the home of sculptor and legendary philanthropist Sally Lilienthal. It was on the market for something like a day or two in February ’07.”
UPDATE: And an Esherick quote we had to add: “‘I get fascinated with anything I don’t understand, and since I hardly understand anything, I have a very busy life.”
∙ Listing: 2950 Vallejo Street (7/7) – $25,000,000 [Virtual Tour]
∙ Joseph Esherick, EHDD [greatbuildings.com]
∙ Joseph Esherick, 83, an Acclaimed Architect [New York Times]