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Honoring Cliff May, the Father of the California Ranch House

You may have seen the rendering of the “Ranch House” – the community center for the new Village of Sendero. The design is distinctive and unique. It evokes the early California adobe ranchos, but with a strong Mid-Century Modern influence. We’ve provided the image below. According to the Rancho Mission Viejo web site, “Cliff May [...]