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Before and After: Creative preservation

A creative update preserves the character of a great 1930s Oakland home

Outdoor entertaining space
Photos by Thomas J. Story; styling by Miranda Jones; 

Outdoor entertaining

The reclaimed redwood canopy here was designed to mimic the wood rafters in the house.

The Kidsons tried to recycle everything they could (even old fence boards, which found a new purpose as walls for the chicken coop).


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