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Open House Report: Historic Maybeck Studio in Berkeley

Open House Report

All images via The Grubb Company, Realtors

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One of Berkeley's great Arts & Crafts Style houses, and in impeccable original condition, the Maybeck Studio will be open on Sunday. It's a rare opportunity to see one of Bernard Maybeck's most interesting houses.

Sometimes called the Maybeck Studio, or the Kennedy-Nixon House, this acoustically perfect space was built by the Nixon family as a live-in studio for Alma Kennedy, their daughter's piano teacher, and later joined to the Nixon's earlier Maybeck house next door by a bridge. The original house was built in 1914, it all burned down in 1923 and was immediately rebuilt under Maybeck's supervision.

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