For most Bay Area residents, the thought of buying a home within San Francisco city limits either incites fits of tears, laughter, or fantasies of winning the Lottery.

San Francisco locals may have been sad to say goodbye to SOMA district staple RADIUS Restaurant & Café when it closed its doors after a five year run in February.

The sales office has just opened for this collection of industrially styled lofts in an historic location. Open this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 30 and 31 from 11:00am-5:00pm.

1. Who is your biggest role model?My parents.

Home TourReinvention = House at Dwell on Design Associate Director of AIA Los Angeles, Carlo Caccavale will moderate a discussion about the revamp from ordinary home to exceptional oasis.

One of the architect’s San Francisco masterworks, built for an art collector, is open Sunday, May 24 from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

1. Who is your biggest role model?Dimitra: My mother for her selflessness and dedication to our family.

One of Vanessa’s recent projects was completely remodeling her own home. Located in the Larkspur Marina with gorgeous views of Mt. Tam and the lagoon, the home’s setting was irresistible, but its interior was dated and unfit for a busy family of four.

All photos courtesy of Mara Taber. 

1. Who is your biggest role model?I’ve had several role models along the way, so picking one is tricky. Growing up. it was my parents for their hard work in raising a family, and my grandmother for her style and flair.

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