Certainly one of the more imposing homes in Silver Lake, this handsome Mediterranean residence sits on a lot of over 16,000 square feet and has spectacular views of the lake. The architect was a favorite of the University of Southern California designing the Italian Romanesque Methodist Episcopal University Church (now United University Church) in 1931, the Hancock Foundation Building in 1939 and Kerckoff Hall in 1949. Johnson also had a hand in designing the (in cooperation with architects John and Donald Parkinson) in 1939.  For more information about C.J. Berne, the book, Silver Lake Chronicles:  Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los Angeles explores the life of Dr. Clarence J. Berne in a chapter entitled “Pill Hill.”The C.J. Berne Residence is located at 2023 Redcliff Street in the Moreno Highlands neighborhood of Silver Lake.