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Berkeley Open Houses: Classic East Bay Spots On The Market This Weekend (PHOTOS)

04/19/2012 07:41 pm ET | Updated Apr 22, 2012

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By Philip Ferrato

Berkeley was long a testing ground for new ideas in residential design, receptive to the Arts & Crafts movement and full of Shingle-Style houses both by anonymous builders and well-known architects, and later, the Progressive community that UC Berkeley attracted wanted the modest, modern houses that reflected their ways of thinking and living. People in Berkeley are both proud and knowledgeable about their architectural heritage—if it's a nice day, expect crowds.

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