Casa Altadena

    Casa Altadena the exhibition home of the Realty Syndicate company had a successful opening on January 29, 1928, when over 500 people motored out to Smith Reserve (Piedmont Pines) to view the beautiful dwelling.  Oakland Tribune Feb 05, 1928. Casa Altadena 1928 by Cheney Photo Advertising   Casa Altadena is of Spanish architecture and …

Casa Maria Luisa

"A Spanish Type Home for Smith Reserve" (now the Piedmont Pines section of Montclair in Oakland)  - Oakland Tribune December 15, 1929. "The Casa Maria Luisa"  the first of the "Daughter of Peralta" homes will be open an exhibition residence with imported furnishings in Smith Reserve shortly after January 1, 1930.  Fully decorated by H.C. …

Honeymoon Haven

Honeymoon Haven - 13049 Broadway Terrace - opened Jun 1935 "A five-room residence planned to harmonize perfectly with it's charming among pines".  Oakland Tribune June 16, 1935 The home sits on 1/4 acre lots among the pines. "1000 People attended the opening of Honeymoon Haven" - Oakland Tribune June 23, 1935 Merriewood Tract Spanish -Colonial …