San Francisco’s Sea Cliff neighborhood, where Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey owns $30 million worth of homes, is a parade of oceanside mansions. Here’s what it’s like inside.

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey is just one resident in the enclave on the opposite side of downtown that features stunning, high-priced villas.
Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey is just one resident in the enclave on the opposite side of downtown that features stunning, high-priced villas.

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  • On the northwest corner of San Francisco lies the exclusive neighborhood of Sea Cliff.

  • It was founded in 1913 as one of the city’s residence parks, or makeshift suburbs.

  • It’s become one of San Francisco’s most elite residential areas housing prominent figures, including Twitter and Square founder and billionaire Jack Dorsey.

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If you need a reminder of San Francisco’s multifaceted landscape, go to Sea Cliff. 

As the name implies, it’s a neighborhood built on, and in some parts into, a cliff overlooking the expansive Pacific Ocean. It’s on the opposite side of the city center, away from the hustle and bustle — you’ll get a hefty whiff of salt and brush of sea breeze by

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Bird Streets aerie offers a showcase of design

Built for interior designer Ron Collier, this modern perch in the Hollywood Hills’ Bird Streets was later owned by celebrated art patron Merry Norris, who commissioned Barbara Barry to style the interior during her ownership.

Among Berry’s first design projects in Los Angeles, the residence is museum-like with its gallery walls, high ceilings and sun-drenched rooms. Pocketing doors in the living and dining rooms open directly to a pool deck. Westward views extending as far as the ocean can be observed from the second story, particularly in the master suite and its sitting room.

The details

Location: 1473 Oriole Drive, Los Angeles, 90069

Asking price: $5.995 million

Year built: 1982

Architect: Gus Duffy

Living area: 4,501 square feet, three bedrooms, four bathrooms

Lot size: 7,449 square feet

Features: Gallery walls; high ceilings; skylights; hardwood floors; pocketing doors; formal living and dining rooms; office; master suite with sitting room; office/artist’s

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P.K. Subban and Lindsey Vonn say ‘I do’ to new L.A. home

NHL star P.K. Subban and former Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, who got engaged last year, appear to have taken the next step in their relationship: co-habitation. The couple were the buyers of a Beverly Hills Post Office-area home that sold earlier this month for $6.75 million.

Set on more than half an acre, the gated house has been renovated and reimagined by JR Builders as a contemporary villa.

A column-lined entrance opens to the home of more than 5,500 square feet. The single-story floor plan features high ceilings, gallery walls and skylights that bathe the minimalist-vibe interior in natural light. The gleaming chef’s kitchen is equipped with two islands. In the family room/den, there’s a wet bar.

A total of four bedrooms and six bathrooms includes an expansive master suite with dual bathrooms and walk-in closets.

Outside, tall palms frame a swimming pool with a spa. A built-in

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Virtual Design Services – Modsy Online Design During a Pandemic

For many people, home improvement and redesign projects were halted when shelter-in-place orders went into effect as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With contractors and interior designers no longer allowed to set foot physically in their clients’ spaces, executing the dreamed-of design visions has been difficult at best. So it’s only natural if you’re among those who want to turn to an online design company that offers completely virtual—i.e., no personal contact—design services, providing clients with the tools they need to keep their redesigns rolling during this new era of social distancing. ELLE Decor recently spoke with Alessandra Wood, the vice president of style at the virtual design firm Modsy, to hear more about its online design process and what trends she has seen developing over the course of the past two months.

ELLE Decor: Can you give us a rundown of how Modsy operates?

Alessandra Wood: Modsy

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