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LOS GATOS—Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak didn't just design the revolutionary Apple I and Apple II personal computers, he also designed a 6-bed, 6.5-bath, 7,500 sq. ft. home for himself in 1986. The big abode's had a few different owners since the Woz, but it still maintains most of the original architectural details. It's now on the market and asking a cool $4.395M.
SoMa—Ever wonder what it's like inside travel company Airbnb's headquarters? Apartment Therapy has a tour, and the interiors are nothing short of a electric design lover's wonderland. The 37,000 square foot space in SoMa "takes many of its design cues from listings on Airbnb." We've got photos!
PACIFIC HEIGHTS—The historic Hellman Mansion in Pacific Heights was designed and built by Julius Krafft in 1902. The 8-bed, 7-bath mansion first appeared on the market in 2011 asking $20M. Since then it's taken many price chops, and sold last week for $12.75M. We should mention that its previous sale was in 2004 for $15M. Ouch.
HAYES VALLEY—The surface level parking lot at 344 Fulton is about to be transformed. The site is being split into two parcels, one home to the new Boys and Girls Club facility and the other into residential units. All the deets here.
NOB HILL—We have just the condo for you if your goal is to live high atop Nob Hill in one of the city's most treasured and swanky residential towers. The 1100 block of Sacramento is arguably one of the best blocks in the 'hood, and a 2-bed, 2-bath, 2,064 sq. ft. condo on the 11th floor just opened up at 1170 Sacramento. It's asking $2.975M and has monthly HOA dues of $3,0006. We have plenty of photos and floorplan porn.
OUTER RICHMOND—There's a battle brewing between neighbors in the Outer Richmond. You see, two seemingly-vacant mansions on 48th Avenue are owned by the same reclusive owner (who occupies one), but have long been a hotspot for homeless encampments and teen parties—especially since the two mansions come with four vacant lots. There's been fires and various other problems, and neighbors are pissed. Unfortunately there isn't much the city can do, as the owner of said properties just pays fees when they're issued.
SAUSALITO—Can't handle city life anymore but still want to be close to the action? Consider pursuing our list of the the ten least expensive properties for sale in Sausalito. The only thing separating you from the city would be (a large body of water) a very beautiful and quite famous bridge.